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Rob commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Qualcomm announces Snapdragon-based drone platform
"the bad part is that only OEMs have access to that stuff"
Sep 11, 2015
Rob commented on Todd Urban's blog post Solo Crash at us open " More Bad Publicity Please Stop doing Stupid Thing Before They Ban Drones"
"as bad as flying there is - the article is *as usual* also full of crap to worsen things:

"i thought it was a bomb" really? Must be a nuclear bomb even!. I wonder what happens when naked dudes run on stadiums, Bombs right? come on.

"it exploded in…"
Sep 4, 2015
Rob commented on Marco Robustini's blog post "APM:Copter V3.3 RC5" - Failure and recovery: one motor rotated by 90° during flight
"I wonder if we could, in code, somehow detect motor failure (ie figure out which motor it not providing the expected result) and disable it, then attempt to compensate/crash land nicely (for ex slowed down descent while spinning as slowly as…"
Jun 19, 2015
Rob commented on Team Tiltrotor's blog post Progress Update with APM Tiltrotor Software Development
"Very cool - I'm not sure if I missed it, but are you planning to share back to code for the automated transition sequence and so on?"
May 6, 2015
Rob commented on Rob's blog post 6S mini copter project
"Video stabilization is done via Sony's bionz processor of their action cam - its actually very good IMO so i'm happy with that as an alternative to a gimbal for "sportsy use".

The cameras sensors and lens they provide are arguably a little lower…"
May 5, 2015
Rob posted a blog post
This is a work in progress.It's a rather conventional quadcopter but with a few tweaks.The goal of this project is to make a small, transportable, waterproof, sturdy quadcopter that can carry go-pros and similar cameras.Here's where we are so far:3D…
May 3, 2015
Rob commented on UnmannedTechShop.co.uk's blog post DJI Phantom 3 Released!
"well.. its a lot easier to "just buy a DJI" and now that HD video transmission is standard...."
Apr 8, 2015
Rob replied to Mariusz's discussion Pixawhk & OneShot125 for KISS ESC?
"PWM goes up to 2.1ms latency.
oneshot makes that always around 0.250ms latency.

so basically, you get motor speed change up to ~1.9ms faster with one shot in best case scenario (regardless of FC and ESC processing power).

This is in fact close to…"
Jan 23, 2015