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Amazon's New Prime Air Drone Features a Weird Tailsitter Design

Amazon is finally starting to address some of the actual challenges with drone delivery, making us slightly less skeptical

Amazon has been working away at its Prime Air urban and suburban drone delivery for years. Many years. It’s been at least half a…

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Added by Greg Dronsky on June 17, 2019 at 11:13am — No Comments

Open Source Chevy Volt Project

Well guys it's been a while! I own a Chevy Volt now and I just cant wait to fiddle with it! LOL so I started a Group on Facebook for the project and I'll be adding a website and forum at teamprometheus.org for the project.

After starting the group one of the new member's Matt Davis Pointed this out.…

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Added by Monroe King on June 14, 2019 at 10:00pm — 4 Comments

XAG Launched New Generation Agricultural IoT System to Build Traceability and Further Ensure Food Safety

December 2018, GUANGZHOU China – XAG’s Research and Development Center in Guangzhou officially released the "XAG Agricultural IoT System”. The XAG Agricultural IoT System is composed of a series of farmland IoT devices and application software. This release of the XIoT kit includes:…

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Added by viya on June 10, 2019 at 8:30pm — No Comments

A comparison of VTOL mapping drones

For some time now, VTOL drones have entered the field of aerial mapping. These Vertical Takeoff and Landing drones offer the flexibility and ease of use of a multirotor combined with the range and stability of a fixed wing UAV.

At The Fieldwork Company we have been using both fixed wing and multirotor drones for aerial surveys for many years,…

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Added by Maarten Zwarts on June 7, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

AEROMAPPERS ACHIEVE COMPLIANT UAV STATUS with TRANSPORT CANADA

Aeromao from Canada is pleased to announce that the Aeromappers line of commercial grade drones have been added to the list of compliant UAV systems of Transport Canada. This distinction allows Canadian organizations using…

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Added by Mauricio on June 7, 2019 at 8:42am — 2 Comments

Drone Charter on Equal Opportunity and Inclusion

Local drone experts, entrepreneurs and engineers from 23 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Oceania have signed this Charter on Equal Opportunity &…

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Added by Patrick Meier on June 6, 2019 at 5:54am — No Comments

White Paper on Warehouse Transformation using Autonomous Drones

We had recently released a white paper highlighting the role of autonomous drones in the digital transformation of warehouses. Driven by safety, cost and revenue benefits, warehouses across the world are adopting technologies such as Internet-of-Things, Artificial Intelligence, and Unmanned Aerial…

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Added by Utsav Chopra on June 5, 2019 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

ILS for copter

The recently released Version 3.2 of my GCS FlightZoomer offers an automatic approach system, that is similar to the ILS for manned aviation. For plane it was working since last year but since copters can't just slip down the glideslope and then touch down with a lot of forward speed, the implemented procedure had to be changed as follows for…

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Added by Martin Rüedi on May 31, 2019 at 6:57am — 16 Comments

Advantages and disadvantages of Ebee

There’s been a lot of discussion lately about the ebee drone for sale, focus on is buy or not, So let's analyze the advantages and disadvantages of Ebee

Reasons To Buy the SenseFly eBee

Size

Ebee is the smallest fixed wing sUAS you will find with such an impressive list of capabilities. The hard…

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Added by Drone &parts supplyer on May 31, 2019 at 5:17am — No Comments

Canada will use drones to spray crops in the near future

Studying different ways of applying pesticides to plants isn’t new to Markus Clodius. After all, that’s his main job at the Agassiz Research and Development Centre. But this summer might see Clodius researching whether a new kind of technology will be just as effective for putting pesticides on fields: drones.

“This kind of efficacy trial isn’t new to me,” Clodius said. “But this kind of efficacy trial with this kind of tech, that’s very new.”

Using drones in…

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Added by Drone &parts supplyer on May 30, 2019 at 6:20pm — 1 Comment

2-Axis 30X EO/IR Gimbal For Fixed-wing VTOL

Hey Guys,

Recently YANGDA team tested the 2-axis 30X EO/IR dual-sensor gimbal Eagle Eye-30IE-U on a fixed-wing VTOL drone, you can see the gimbal performance from…

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Added by yangdaonline on May 27, 2019 at 1:10am — 2 Comments

5.7 km Fixed Wing Flight With Joystick via 4G LTE

Happy Weekend! We hope your week starts out well.

We did a short Flight WITHOUT RC Transmitter and Datalink, only use 4G LTE to control our Fixed Wing. 

And the result are very good, feels like we were a bird

  • Average Speed: 49.1 km/h
  • Joystick: Extreme 3d…
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Added by XBStation 4G UAV Solution on May 25, 2019 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

YDLIDAR X2 - $69 LiDAR review

Hi guys!



I recently had a chance to test out YDLIDAR X2, that could be a cheaper alternative to RPLIDAR. Here are some of the characteristics of this unit:

Parameter Value
Scanning…
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Added by Mateusz Sadowski on May 24, 2019 at 2:00am — 11 Comments

fpv.blue – 2.4 GHz HD Downlink updates

I've last posted on this website a couple of years back and I'm sad to see activity decreased lately (I used to be an avid reader as well).

For people that haven't followed or weren't interested I've now spent some time developing a 2.4 GHz version of the fpv.blue video transmission system, I've tested it to 17km @ 700mW and 7km @ 100mW…

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Added by cedivad on May 24, 2019 at 12:30am — 6 Comments

Utilising “AI+Drone” Technology, XAG Launched JetSeed™ Granule Spreading System to Battle Grassland Degradation

XAG P30 plant protection drone spreading grass seeds on scene

April 25, SICHUAN China – XAG has just launched a patented granule spreading system JetSeed™ at its Special Event held in Ruoergai Grassland, Aba,…

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Added by viya on May 20, 2019 at 11:30pm — No Comments

YANGDA 3-Axis DSLR Drone Gimbal For SONY A5000/A6000/A7

Sky Eye-Z6K Pro is the upgraded version of …

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Added by yangdaonline on May 16, 2019 at 1:48am — 1 Comment

Tersus UAV PPK Kits for Photogrammetry

Tersus UAV PPK Kits is mainly designed for UAV Photogrammetry. https://www.tersus-gnss.com/product/uav-ppk-solution

BX316R PPK Board has below features, 

* Supports measurements output 

- GPS L1/L2, GLONASS L1/L2, BeiDou B1/B2 from primary…

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Added by Haley Hu on May 14, 2019 at 11:30pm — No Comments

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