"@JB, we did try to have that boat go >15 knots. The captain chuckled and said 10 knots for his old lady if we are lucky :) I think the endurance of this bird makes it very attractive as an aerial scouting tool that can follow the boat for at least…"
My team and I used the Parrot Disco for a few days of whale and dolphin surveys off the coast of Timor Leste where a cetacean migration event has been going on for the past few weeks. This effort is a partnership between the Unmanned Research…
"@Randy, here's an update on my tracker. All the mechanics and electronics are set up (using a bridging 3DR radio to GCS). I'm having trouble with the tuning. Any chance you are willing to share your parameters?
Video of tracker"
"@Randy, I have just received my order of AirMax 900 16dBi Yagi antenna which I intend to use to build a tracker following instructions from http://ardupilot.org/antennatracker/index.html. These are massive antennae! My question is, given that this…"
"@Euan, if you are using pix4d to stitch, you can just upload the images and the 'dataflash' log from the pixhawk SD card to pix4d without having to geotag. This way pix4d makes use of all available attitude information (pitch, roll, yaw) in addition…"
One of the major challenges encountered bynatural resource management agencies is the lack of information on the occupancy, distribution and population trends of species of concern, many of which are cryptic, small bodied, and idiosyncratic in…