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Pete Hollands commented on William Premerlani's blog post Acceleration compensation: flight testing
"Acceleration compensation in the Earth Frame  was removed from MatrixPilot trunk (Master on Github) on 18th May 2013."
Mar 22, 2017
Pete Hollands commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Visualizing autopilot behavior with Flight Gear
"Curt, I found your videos very interesting.  if you ready to publish the howto of what you did for post HUD using telemetry, or even just the locations of your tools and scripts, then I for one would be interested for MatrixPilot. We have used Dashw…"
Dec 1, 2016
Pete Hollands replied to John_Mac's discussion MPLAB-X downloads
"John,
Scroll down to the bottom of the XC16 compiler downloads page and you will select one of the following possible downloads for mac, linux and windows. (see attached image).
You were nearly in the correct place when you tried last time. And yes,…"
Nov 27, 2016
Pete Hollands commented on Pete Hollands's blog post Drones are not ready for the mass consumer market
"Go Pro Karma has been recalled. Money back for anyone that purchased one. Done undercover of the election news."
Nov 9, 2016
Pete Hollands commented on Pete Hollands's blog post Flight Demo of Matrix Pilot 5.0
"@Andy. I wonder if you are remembering the older MPLAB IDE ? We are developing using the MPLAB-X IDE based on the Netbeans platform. The code compiles nicely on a variety of platforms (Unix, MacOS, WIndows. MatrixPilot-SIL compiles in just two secon…"
Nov 1, 2016
Pete Hollands commented on Pete Hollands's blog post Flight Demo of Matrix Pilot 5.0
"@Rana:- :-) In this video from 4th January 2012, Ric and I are using Mavlink to tune up the parameters in the plane, and that of course is a bi-directional link.  And yes, it is interesting that our developers have never had much interest in changin…"
Nov 1, 2016
Pete Hollands commented on Pete Hollands's blog post Drones are not ready for the mass consumer market
"And sometimes the drone system will just fail ... "
Nov 1, 2016
Pete Hollands commented on Pete Hollands's blog post Drones are not ready for the mass consumer market
"An interesting edge case of No GPS, then GPS for the DJI Mavic Drone. Switch on the Google Captions with translations to understand what is being said in English."
Nov 1, 2016
Pete Hollands commented on Pete Hollands's blog post Flight Demo of Matrix Pilot 5.0
"@Vladimir: It's a "Tercel" by Bridi Aircraft Designs Inc, that I made while on trip to California in the late 1980s. "
Oct 30, 2016
Pete Hollands posted a blog post
This is a flight demo of the recently released MatrixPilot 5.0flying the helical Turn algorithms by William Premerlani.MatrixPilot is a relatively small open source GPL v3 licensed Autopilot, which provides a platform for DIY enthusiasts to experime…
Oct 30, 2016
Pete Hollands posted a blog post
Unreliable. Dangerous. Unpredictable spinning knives. Accidents waiting to happen.Imagine selling a lawn mower with no protection for the spinning blades. Class actions must surely follow against the manufacturers.
Oct 29, 2016
Pete Hollands commented on Chris Anderson's blog post 3DR Site Scan now comes integrated with amazing Sony R10C
"It would be useful  to provide a data sheet and technical specifications of the camera. I do not see any on the 3DR website as of writing this comment. ( Link to Google Search term ). "
Sep 3, 2016
Pete Hollands commented on Marko Thaler's blog post Hybrid FPV racer
" An impressive demonstration of your capabilities. Those of us involved in IMU development (MatrixPilot in my case) will look at those fast spins and unconventional dynamics and consider carefully how well you have calibrated  up the gyros, accelero…"
Apr 27, 2016
Pete Hollands commented on Fnoop's blog post DJI are killing it
"A key part of the DJI announcement is that Apple's stores are now selling the Phantom 4. That is a huge competitive win for DJI who now have access to both their brand and a world wide sales channel. Apple and DJI are now strategic partners. Has App…"
Mar 2, 2016
Pete Hollands commented on Chris Anderson's blog post ETH's Raffaello D'Andrea presenting at TED -- Wow!
"I am adding an alternative link to VTOL paper mentioned by PX4 above (as the original link only provided the paper abstract)."
Feb 20, 2016
Pete Hollands commented on Chris Anderson's blog post ETH's Raffaello D'Andrea presenting at TED -- Wow!
"Professor Raffaello D'Andrea says that there is no camera based positioning / orientation system in this demo (e.g. Vicon). So this really is a landmark demonstration.
The swarm consists of at least 25 drones flying together in the theatre.
There is…"
Feb 20, 2016
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