All Blog Posts Tagged 'mission' (38)

Succesfull Acceptance Test Procedure (ATP) in Israel

Located at the Volcani Center campus in Bet-Dagan, near Tel-Aviv, Agricultural Research Organization (ARO) six institutes are responsible for Plant Sciences, Animal Science, Plant Protection, Soil, Water and Environmental Sciences, Agricultural…


Added by Alpha Unmanned Systems on October 11, 2016 at 7:30am — No Comments

UgCS 2.9 Update 1 Is Now Live

We’re proud and very excited to announce the release of the newest version of UgCS ground station software for drones – UgCS 2.9 Update 1. We’ve put in a lot of work to make sure this is the most polished version of UgCS ever. Along with changes in UgCS desktop version, the users of “UgCS for DJI”…


Added by Kristaps Brass on September 1, 2016 at 12:44am — 9 Comments

Skysense Planner Video - Open-source Web Mission Planner for MAVLink Drones

Hi All!

Check out the new video on Skysense Planner - An Open-source Web Mission Planner for MAVLink Drones, including ADS-B aircraft tracking and Geofence management:

Get early access to demos, code and samples at …


Added by Michele Dallachiesa on August 29, 2016 at 1:00am — 7 Comments

How To Move The Entire Route In UgCS

Hey, DIYDrones community,

We've had the request to implement a feature that allows moving the entire UgCS route.

This feature is coming, however, in the meanwhile, we have developed a script that allows you to move the entire route with ease.

The script is…


Added by Kristaps Brass on August 24, 2016 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

Announcing Support for DJI Phantom 4 and Matrice 100 in UgCS

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 — 1 Comment

High efficiency mapping missions for low budget projects with less than 60 euros equiment

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…


Added by Roger Monongo on April 12, 2016 at 8:30pm — 13 Comments

MicroPilot support in UgCS

UgCS by SPH Engineering is now compatible with autopilots made by MicroPilot Inc., including helicopter and multirotor autopilots.


April 5, 2016 – SPH Engineering and MicroPilot Inc. are pleased to announce that the UgCS ground control station software is now compatible with…


Added by Kristaps Brass on April 5, 2016 at 8:34am — 1 Comment

UgCS for 3D reconstruction of terrain and volume calculation

It's always rewarding to see our users using UgCS and being satisfied with the product we offer.

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…


Added by Kristaps Brass on March 24, 2016 at 8:05am — 2 Comments

UgCS - A Safe Platform For Unmanned Flights


It is well known that drones, along with other…


Added by Kristaps Brass on February 22, 2016 at 6:08am — No Comments

UgCS 2.8 Is Now Live!

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…


Added by Kristaps Brass on February 9, 2016 at 6:11am — 4 Comments

UgCS as a viable alternative to DJI Ground Station

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

Preparing Auto Missions Using Python


A sample mission created using python

Too long, didn't read: For complex autonomous flights, create missions using python instead of…


Added by unnamed idea on January 28, 2016 at 2:39am — 14 Comments

Providing ATC visibility of a DJI A2 drone using a BeagleBone and Sagetech XPS-TR transponder

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…


Added by Kristaps Brass on January 18, 2016 at 6:22am — 10 Comments

Click & Go Mode in UgCS

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…


Added by Kristaps Brass on January 6, 2016 at 3:40pm — 5 Comments

UgCS 2.7 has just been released

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.…


Added by Kristaps Brass on December 9, 2015 at 5:58am — 11 Comments

The Architecture of UgCS

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…


Added by Kristaps Brass on December 7, 2015 at 7:11am — 3 Comments

DJI Phantom 3 and Inspire 1 are now supported in UgCS!

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…


Added by Kristaps Brass on November 28, 2015 at 1:24am — 10 Comments

UgCS 2.6 release and desktop mission planning for DJI

We are proud to announce the release of a new major version of UgCS – 2.6.

The new version features many important improvements over previous versions. The main highlights are:

- You can now plan and execute missions in UgCS with DJI Phantom 3 and Inspire 1 by using UgCS desktop…


Added by Kristaps Brass on November 20, 2015 at 4:30am — 13 Comments

Full function mission control station with fold-up telemetry head

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,…


Added by Azjeg on September 18, 2015 at 3:37pm — 13 Comments

UgCS server API

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

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