In 2015 DJI announced the DJI Matrice 100 – their version of a drone for developers and hardware enthusiasts. In early 2016 they released the new Phantom – DJI Phantom 4. Both of these drones feature intelligent maneuvering systems capable of seeing obstacles and are also capable of being equipped with…
Added by Kristaps Brass on June 13, 2016 at 6:31am — No Comments
If you're starting in the mapping business and don't or can't afford to invest in more expensive equipment for your plane/copter but have a good Sony Alpha camera (A6000, A5100, A5000, etc) and some Nikon or Canon models, don't want to risk damaging them with risky experiences, you want to make the camera…Continue
April 5, 2016 – SPH Engineering and MicroPilot Inc. are pleased to announce that the UgCS ground control station software is now compatible with…Continue
Our user Chani from Sweden shared this video with us of him using UgCS together with Pix4D to scan an area with DJI Naza-M V2. After the images taken during the flight were geotagged in UgCS, they were…Continue
It is well known that drones, along with other…Continue
Added by Kristaps Brass on February 22, 2016 at 6:08am — No Comments
We're very excited to announce the release of UgCS 2.8.
Visually the first thing you will notice is that the new version features an improved user interface – you are now able to change the visual theme yourself. By default it now comes with a new…
Worried about losing possibility of flight planning for DJI on PC? At the beginning of this year DJI will discontinue their PC mission planning software Ground Station due to Google discontinuing their Google Earth API. Along with that, there has been a recall of DJI 900 MHz radio links.
Added by Kristaps Brass on January 28, 2016 at 4:40pm — No Comments
A sample mission created using python
Too long, didn't read: For complex autonomous flights, create missions using python instead of…Continue
The UgCS team has accomplished what we believe is a first – integrating a Mode S/ADS-B out transponder with a small drone, enabling radar visibility throughout the drone’s flight. A BeagleBone Black computer with CAN bus shield was used to integrate a Sagetech XPS-TR, the world’s smallest transponder, with the…
One of the recently implemented features of UgCS is the Click and Go mode. This makes flying drones with waypoints more intuitive and easier than ever. All you need to do is click on the map, place a point and the drone will automatically fly to it without the need to calculate and upload the…Continue
We are glad to announce the release of UgCS 2.7. This version features many improvements and changes over the previous version.
Mapping with UgCS is now easier than ever, the Area scan now a flag called “additional waypoints” which helps to reduce the number of generated waypoints.…Continue
UgCS As a Platform
Right from the beginning UgCS was designed not only as an out of the box ground station software for end users, but also as a platform for custom and integration projects.
By now a number of different custom projects have been…Continue
We are glad to announce that DJI Phantom 3 and Inspire 1 are now supported in UgCS desktop mission planning software. This works through our Android app UgCS for DJI available now on Google Play. The app connects to DJI Phantom 3 or Inspire 1 remote the same way DJI native app does. What is…Continue
- You can now plan and execute missions in UgCS with DJI Phantom 3 and Inspire 1 by using UgCS desktop…Continue
A "wearable" UAV/FPV GCS with a twist
Here's an update to our handheld (or rather body worn) modular commercial/civilian UAV GCS, an all-in-one FPV system with a fully functional integrated PC telemetry head. This is something that we've had in the works for some time now,…Continue
We've been asked many times to offer an API for UgCS server to open integration with additional devices and systems such as antenna trackers, security systems and ATC.
Finally it's done and published.
You can find it here:…
Added by Kristaps Brass on September 16, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments
Dear DIY Drones Community,
We`re very excited to announce the release of the new version of UgCS – 2.5.
Improvements in the GUI now make mission planning more intuitive than ever.
UgCS 2.4 makes drones smarter and more agile than before. The most important new features are that it allows import of custom terrain elevation models, 3D building models which make the drone more…Continue
Added by Kristaps Brass on June 29, 2015 at 12:57am — No Comments
I noticed that nobody is exploring a nicer UI for the mission planner.
probably you have missed this one.…Continue
We would like to thank you all for being with us, using and commenting on our ground control software. Your feedback helped us greatly. During this year the number of our Beta testers and users of Open version rose from few to more than thousand. Most of them members of DIYDrones community.
During December we saw also first clients for our UgCS ONE commercial…Continue
Added by Janis Kuze on December 29, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments