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Riga


About Me:

Representative of UgCS - Universal ground Control Software, mission planning software for unmanned vehicles developed by SPH Engineering. You can reach me at kristaps.brass@ugcs.com


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

We create easy-to-use mission planning software for most popular autopilot platforms such as Pixhawk/APM, DJI and others! Make sure to visit us at www.ugcs.com to find out more and try our software.


Hometown:

Riga


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Kristaps Brass posted a discussion in UgCS
Hi guys, This Thursday (tomorrow) we will host a webinar where our R&D director Alexey Y. will give you some insight on working with UgCS SDK and developing drone integration with external systems.You can sign up here:…
Sep 30
Kristaps Brass commented on Kristaps Brass's blog post Comparing Precision of Autopilots for Survey Missions - The Results
"Hi Andreas, Thanks for raising these points, both of them are valid.It is a good idea to have a separate autopilot with RTK GPS onboard, that would make the results more accurate and comparable. By no means are these tests we did perfect, same way…"
Jan 23, 2019
Kristaps Brass posted a blog post
Hi,We’ve reached the final chapter in our series of articles in which we compare the precision of different drone autopilots from various manufacturers.All drones were flown on a typical area scan route created using UgCS flight planning software…
Jan 22, 2019
Kristaps Brass commented on Kristaps Brass's blog post How We Flew A Winter Drone Show
"Hi Palo,

We're not selling the LED boards, that's why we've made the design available on GitHub so you can order them to be manufactured."
Jan 8, 2019
Kristaps Brass posted a blog post
Hi,In December we had a great chance to test the M600 Pro system with a terrain following module in sunny Peru! In general, SF11/C works perfectly. There was one annoying issue: under extremely bright sun over some surfaces it can miss readings for…
Jan 7, 2019
Kristaps Brass commented on Kristaps Brass's blog post How We Flew A Winter Drone Show
"Thanks for following our posts, glad to hear you enjoy them! The drones are communicating to the base station, there is no communication between them directly."
Jan 3, 2019
Kristaps Brass posted a blog post
First of all, Happy New Year to all you DIY Drones users!  Shortly before Christmas, we decided to bring a childhood dream alive and create Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer using drones. We created and flew a 50 drone show and would like to share with…
Jan 2, 2019
Kristaps Brass posted a blog post
Hi, friends,In the middle of the summer we had a chance to participate in an expedition with the aim to locate a missing WWII P-38 aircraft from famous Lost Squadron. Full story was covered by lot of news and publications, so we will not duplicate…
Sep 17, 2018
Kristaps Brass commented on Kristaps Brass's blog post Adding several emulator drones to UgCS
"We do support fixed wing drones as well. If you're running Pixhawk / APM setup on your plane, you can use it with UgCS!"
May 3, 2018
Kristaps Brass posted a blog post
In this article we're going to cover importing KML files from Google Earth into UgCS as routes.Create KML file in Google EarthIn Google Earth click ‘Add’. To create a basic waypoint route - choose 'Path' or ‘Polygon’ to create an Area scan or…
Apr 12, 2018
Kristaps Brass posted a blog post
Hi, As some of you may know, by default UgCS ground station software for drones comes with two emulators that you can use. Emulators are virtual drones that you can use to, firstly, get acquainted with UgCS before using it with a real drone and,…
Apr 4, 2018
Kristaps Brass posted a blog post
Hi guys,As promised, here is the next and so-far final episode in our autopilot precision series. In this series of videos and articles we test multiple drone autopilots in terms of precision by flying them on a simple (yet often typical)…
Apr 3, 2018
Kristaps Brass posted a blog post
The quality of images taken when using UgCS photogrammetry tool is highly dependent on capabilities of the camera used. Thus the photogrammetry route has to be planned around the capabilities of the camera and not the drone.Cameras usually have five…
Mar 27, 2018
Kristaps Brass posted a blog post
Hi,After somewhat of a gap we have reached the next episode in our series of autopilot precision. In this series of videos / articles we test multiple drone autopilots in terms of precision by flying them on a simple photogrammetry route created in…
Mar 23, 2018
Kristaps Brass posted a blog post
Intel Aero is a cool little drone for developers that can be configured for various tasks and applications.Due to it's versatility it's also possible to use it with UgCS. In this guide we will explain how.1. Install latest firmware on vehicle. We…
Feb 20, 2018
Kristaps Brass posted a blog post
Hey, guys,We just wanted to inform you that the new version of UgCS ground planning software for drones has been released and packs a ton of great new features and improvements.To offer UgCS to a broader commercial market the support for YUNEEC H520…
Jan 30, 2018
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