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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

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 — 5 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

FlytBase and AirMap Join Hands to Power UTM Support for Drone Automation

FlytBase and AirMap have agreed to join forces to speed up the introduction of …

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Added by Utsav Chopra on May 14, 2019 at 12:29am — No Comments

Simulatable and repeatable camera motion with ROI sequences

These days FlightZoomer 3.2 has been released which offers a number of new features:

  • Full stop ILS landings for copter.
  • Support for the affordable RTF drone Sky…
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Added by Martin Rüedi on May 10, 2019 at 3:00am — No Comments


100KM
Mapping Chernobyl

I just want to share this very interesting article on BBC about the large scale mapping of Chernobyl.

https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-48193866

Added by Hein du Plessis on May 9, 2019 at 12:30pm — No Comments

AEROMAPPER 300 & 42Mp camera with PPK bundle: unrivaled resolution & accuracy

Many owners of small sub-1Kg flying wings or multirotor drones at some point encounter the need to cover more area in less time without (hopefully) sacrificing too much ground resolution, or just increase productivity when confronted with large area survey projects. In many other cases, small drones can’t just cope with the wind which shows no sign of…

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Added by Mauricio on May 9, 2019 at 12:03pm — No Comments

ZOON - 2.4Ghz LoRa Telemetry Module by DRONEE

ZOON is 2.4Ghz LoRa  based long range telemetry module. ZOONv3 can send data up to 21km at 0.5kbps and 6km at 125kbps.

ZOON adds mavlink…

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Added by Maksim P on April 30, 2019 at 3:03pm — 15 Comments

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