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GPS receiver condition and noise of the GPS signal

Started this discussion. Last reply by Drew Curtis Jul 28, 2015. 10 Replies

Hi all,evaluating GPS performance is more than looking at the P/H/DOP values and the number of satellites.the UBX messages in the log file contains information such as:jamIndnoisepermsagcCntI would…Continue

Tags: log, interference, noise, agc, agcCnt

Feature Request: Vibration Test // Motor Test

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott Reid Jul 23, 2014. 1 Reply

Hi all,(not sure where to post this since there was no reply over at the APM Forum)after balancing my props I used the new Motor Test function in Mission Planner (1.3.5) to detect vibrations…Continue

Tags: motors, props, log, tuning, mission planner

Waiting for some external input on a waypoint (APM:Copter/Rover)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thorsten Jun 17, 2014. 6 Replies

Hi all,it must be simple (at least I hope) but I cannot find the required information. Hence, I need your help!My aim is: when a rover/copter reaches a waypoint it should1: stop2: send a trigger…Continue

Tags: External Signal, Trigger, Waypoint, Rover, Copter

3DR PDB schematics and APM powering

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thorsten Apr 5, 2014. 4 Replies

Hi all,I am building a new copter and currently thinking about wiring. I have a 3DR PDB…Continue


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About Me:
I'm CEO of BitMapping. BitMapping develops UAVs for agricultural and archeological mapping. We also develop Mavis. Mavis is our software for UAV data processing. Mavis provides a complete workflow from precise image geo-tagging, to generating orthomosaics, to analyze and post-process the data, to derive vegetation indices as well as to generate reports.

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Announcing Mavis

Posted on February 16, 2016 at 1:52pm 21 Comments

We are happy to announce Mavis - a new UAV photogrammetry and mapping software.

Mavis is specifically designed for agricultural, archeological and mining surveys.

Mavis covers the entire workflow from single UAV images to GIS ready maps. It comprises precise georeferencing, on-site image analysis and stitching, image preprocessing, the…



GPS positional accuracy III

Posted on January 13, 2016 at 4:39am 23 Comments

Hi all,

this is a short follow-up on my previous tests (I, II) with u-blox different u-blox M8 GPS modules.




Google’s Cyber Drone Crashed

Posted on May 30, 2015 at 7:41am 3 Comments

From Bloomberg:

The unmanned Solara 50 fell to the ground shortly after takeoff on May 1 and the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is investigating, Keith Holloway, an agency spokesman, said in an…


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