Chris Anderson's Blog – December 2017 Archive (9)

Drones become the star of Chinese airshows

From the New York Times: …

Continue

Added by Chris Anderson on December 28, 2017 at 9:21pm — No Comments

Guy Pearce plays a modified DJI Phantom in "Donny the Drone"

"Donny the Drone" is voiced by Guy Pearce in this new sci-fi short featuring a modified DJI Phantom.

From…

Continue

Added by Chris Anderson on December 26, 2017 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Pixhawk Mini now just $92 on Amazon

Crazy good deal on the best autopilot for small drones and rovers. This deal won't last long.  Free shipping for Prime members.

Includes GPS, power module,…

Continue

Added by Chris Anderson on December 22, 2017 at 1:44pm — 2 Comments

FCC fines FPV dronemaker for illegal radios

From Hackaday:

The commission just …

Continue

Added by Chris Anderson on December 21, 2017 at 12:50am — 2 Comments

Dronecode/PX4 1.7 out now, biggest release to date

We are happy to announce the release of PX4 v1.7.0, this version comes packed with performance and quality of life improvements. With 1840 commits with the help of 76 authors and hundreds of flight hours across all of our certified hardware, this is the biggest release of PX4 to date.

This…

Continue

Added by Chris Anderson on December 17, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Interesting insight into what bugs in jetliner autopilots look like

From a FAA alert about a bug in the Rockwell Collins autopilot that is used in many jetliners. Interesting, it's easier for them to fix the airport database that these autopilots use than the…

Continue

Added by Chris Anderson on December 12, 2017 at 12:11am — No Comments

Vision of a full-automated farm drone system

This is still in the prototype stage, but it's an inspiring vision of what farm drones could someday be

Added by Chris Anderson on December 8, 2017 at 8:35am — 6 Comments

University of Warwick Pixhawk-powered rescue drone team profiled by Autodesk

Impressive work by the University of Warwick, who are designing a Pixhawk-powered drone from search and rescue. Above, a test device for Pixhawk. Below, a mold for the carbon-fiber mold. …

Continue

Added by Chris Anderson on December 2, 2017 at 5:36pm — No Comments

Blimpduino 2.0 getting closer!

Good news from the JJRobot/MRo collaboration: 

We got the Blimpduino control board ready! After 3 months of testing a bunch of sensors and polishing the design (thx for the help…

Continue

Added by Chris Anderson on December 2, 2017 at 1:58pm — No Comments

Monthly Archives

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

© 2018   Created by Chris Anderson.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service