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Pioneering steps into fixed wing - water landing drones in marine ecology

Melissa Schiele, MSc student from Imperial College London, joined the 2018 May expedition to the British Indian Ocean Territory to use fixed wing amphibious drones to look at megafauna distribution across the Chagos Archipelago. @explorer_mel

 

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Added by Mauricio on February 4, 2019 at 1:31pm — 11 Comments

Global Drone Logistics and Transportation Market Analysis

According to Verified Market Research, The Global Drone Logistics and Transportation Market are projected to reach USD 21.52 billion by 2025.

What is Drone Logistics and Transportation?

Drone Logistics and Transportation involve the use of robots to automate the 3D printing process. The…

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Added by Alexander petrex on February 1, 2019 at 12:30am — 1 Comment

Global UAV Drones Market Analysis, Trends & Forecast To 2025

Global UAV Drones Market Analysis

According to research firm  Verified Market Research, the global UAV Drones market was valued at USD 13.93 billion in 2017 and is projected to reach USD 49.37 billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 17.22% from 2018 to 2025.

What are UAV Drones?

UAV drones, or unmanned aerial…

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Added by Alexander petrex on January 29, 2019 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

3 Craziest Things Your Drone Can Do

Drone Fishing

Believe it or not the whole concept of "drone fishing" is becoming a growing movement across the world. Individuals who are enthusiastic about both fishing and technology are utilizing their drones for "remote line casting". Now people can base on a beach and get…

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Added by Gary Washington on January 29, 2019 at 1:30am — No Comments

Drone Rule changes Registration Down Under

Drone rule changes Registration down under!

time to refuse to pay governments for nothing!! time for civil disobedience on registration world wide . 

Added by OG on January 28, 2019 at 6:18am — No Comments


3D Robotics
Is it a rocket? A ducted fan-copter? Both?

I dunno which it is, but it's really DIY and interesting, and that's all that counts. From Hackaday:

Quadcopters are familiar, and remote control planes are old hat at this point. However, compact lightweight power…

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Added by Chris Anderson on January 25, 2019 at 8:17pm — No Comments

Skywalker New Catapult On Sale for Fixed Wings

Skywalker are  launched new catapult for professional mapping survey at the

beginning of 2019.

     It is really amazing masterpiece at first sight. It looks superb and professional

design with aluminum alloy material. It is best choice…

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Added by Ellen Zhu on January 22, 2019 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Comparing Precision of Autopilots for Survey Missions - The Results

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We’ve reached the final chapter in our series of articles in which we compare the precision of different drone autopilots from various manufacturers.

All drones were flown on a typical area scan route created using UgCS flight planning software and compared in terms of how…

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Added by Kristaps Brass on January 22, 2019 at 3:00am — 7 Comments

Wireless Broadband Solutions for Unmanned Aerial Systems

State-of-the-art MIMO for long range video streaming

Doodle Labs has an…

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Added by Jay Parikh on January 17, 2019 at 4:02pm — 4 Comments

4 Secrets to Keeping Your Drone in Great Condition

Welcome to the wonderful world of drones. If you've just gotten your first drone, you’re in for a real treat, so get ready to enjoy the experience.

Perform Pre-Flight Procedures

Like any…

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Added by Rachael Murphey on January 15, 2019 at 9:55am — No Comments

Latest from DroneMapper Rapid / Remote Expert Release

The free version "RAPID" now allows higher resolution DEM generation and blended Orthomosaic! 



DroneMapper Rapid and Remote Expert Version 20181120 has been released. Please download the latest version here. This release has the latest UI…

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Added by JP on January 10, 2019 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

What is Reach RS+ and how to use it to achieve cm accuracy

 

 

Our new video provides a simple overview of real-time kinematic (RTK), post-processed kinematic (PPK) and NTRIP. It also demonstrates how Reach RS+ can be used in the field for various applications.…

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Added by Emlid on January 10, 2019 at 8:00am — No Comments

Lightware SF11/C Laser Altimeter and [ultra] Bright Sun

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In December we had a great chance to test the M600 Pro system with a terrain following module in sunny Peru!







In general, SF11/C works perfectly. There was one annoying issue: under extremely bright sun over some surfaces it can miss readings for a long time. Fortunately, a solution was found quickly: during the…

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Added by Kristaps Brass on January 7, 2019 at 8:15am — 1 Comment

Impressive multicopter wing hybrid

Finally, a novel wing rotor design which actually looks like it should fly.  It might only be the finished look instead of the usual carbon fiber rods & duct tape.  There's obviously still a torque problem on the wings, as it approaches higher speed.  It seems like a safer & more scaleable way of attaching many rotors than…

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Added by Jack Crossfire on January 7, 2019 at 2:20am — No Comments

Lightweight 30X optical zoom camera for the drone

Sky Eye-30XZ is a 3-axis high stabilized gimbal with 1080P 30X zoom camera for drone inspection, surveillance, search and rescue applications.

The 30X optical zoom camera provides 1080P 60FPS full HD video…

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Added by yangdaonline on January 7, 2019 at 12:30am — No Comments

Hackhawk II: An Arduino-compatible brushless flight controller



What could be more fun than hacking an RTF quadcopter to fly with your own custom firmware? How about hacking with your own DIY Arduino-compatible 32-bit flight controller?  This…

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Added by Simon D. Levy on January 6, 2019 at 3:06pm — 7 Comments

ROS and Raspberry Pi for beginners | Tutorial on a Donkey Car

Technically speaking there is no mention of any autopilot in my tutorial. But, as ROS (Robot Operating System) becomes more and more popular, I kinda felt like it was time to create a Tutorial for beginner that was actually fun to do (and watch, I hope).

So I decided to go…

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Added by Tiziano Fiorenzani on January 5, 2019 at 8:36am — 12 Comments

Batmon: Pixhawk compatible, in-flight battery monitors with LED display

Happy new year to all flyers. 

We want to update the progress made on an in-flight battery monitor. Initial revisions of the board were meant to capture accurate cell voltages for the flight batteries. However, lot of feedback was received to push the board towards a minimal Battery Monitoring System. Currently, most diy'ers and professional…

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Added by Echo G on January 3, 2019 at 12:00pm — 10 Comments

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