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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

Hi,

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

How We Flew A Winter Drone Show

First of all, Happy New Year to all you DIY Drones users! 



Shortly before Christmas, we decided to bring a childhood dream alive and create Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer using drones. We created and flew a 50 drone show and would like to share with you the footage as well as our experience. Without further ado, here's the video:…



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Added by Kristaps Brass on January 2, 2019 at 7:30am — 11 Comments

Tersus GeoBee - Cost effective CORS solution

Ntrip server mode: use David GNSS receiver to create a base station. This temporary base or CORS are for surveying, agriculture, UAV, machine control, and so on. It is also ideal for deformation monitoring. 

The Tersus GeoBee is a dedicated and cost-effective solution to transmit or receive Ntrip corrections. With Tersus Ntrip…

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Added by Haley Hu - on December 28, 2018 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Lychee- Drone Computer Board with built-in Raspberry pi CM3L for Cube

Hi fellows,

I would like to introduce you the Lychee.

Recently we started to Lychee project, now we are accepting pre-orders for the first batch (limited number of Lychee we will produce in this…

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Added by Tomi Piriyev on December 17, 2018 at 10:00am — No Comments

StereoPi: preparing for the batch production

Since my last blog post on June, 29, we have a lot of news.

1. We chose a factory for the batch production.

2. First factory 20 prototypes were assembled…

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Added by Eugene Pomazov on December 17, 2018 at 1:30am — 11 Comments

GET in-flight drone charging - Meet us at CES 2019

We are delighted to invite you to CES 2019 where we showcase GET Air products based on distant wireless power technology – first time ever!

We are proud to present GET Air Turnkey Solution (…

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Added by Dmitry Skotnikov on December 14, 2018 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Team registration open for DroneClash 2019

 DroneClash 2018 was cool, DroneClash 2019 will be cooler!

Want to win 50.000 euro in prize money? Sign up your team! The DroneClash competition is the next-level FPV competition a 3D robowars. Teams will battle against each other like a real-life video game. Each team is allowed to use as many drones as they…

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Added by microuav on December 13, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

Tersus GNSS Easy Kits

Tersus GNSS Easy Kits

We have BX306 GNSS Kits and BX316 GNSS Kits (with heading function) for customers. 

1. The BX306 is a cost-efficient GNSS RTK board for cm-level positioning and providing accurate raw measurement output, which can be integrated with autopilots and inertial navigation units. The BX306 board…

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Added by Haley Hu - on December 5, 2018 at 2:30am — 4 Comments

Pix4DMapper + Aeromapper Talon fixed wing BVLOS system for less than $16K USD

Aeromao Inc., celebrates its 4th year as an official partner of Pix4D offering the Pix4DMapper Aeromao edition and Pix4D related products.

The Pix4DMapper Aeromao Edition is a fully featured image processing software package bundled with an Aeromapper UAV system, that includes two perpetual licenses of the worldwide leader in…

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Added by Mauricio on December 4, 2018 at 5:13pm — No Comments

Tersus RTK/PPK OEM Board

Tersus RTK/PPK OEM Board

1. BX306 RTK BOARD Supports GPS L1/L2, GLONASS L1/L2, and BeiDou B1/B2.Supports in-built 4GB memory, which makes data collection easy.Up to 20Hz RTK solution and raw data output.Supports 384…

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Added by Haley Hu - on December 3, 2018 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Some UAV projects from Dronlab

The Laboratory of Unmanned aerial vehicles (Labdron) located in the Engineering School of Extremadura University (Badajoz, Spain) have started novel activities to introduce our engineering students in the UAV environment.

We have prepared courses to explain how to program UAVs and we have planned some seminars to…

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Added by Jose Luis Herrero on December 2, 2018 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

Tdrone----Open source coaxial drone!

In recent years, multi-rotor aerodynamic aircraft have been widely used in consumer UAVs and some special industries. Mention of hovering aircraft, the first thing we have in mind is multi-rotor, which ignoring the potential of other hovering aerodynamic configurations. There is no…

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Added by Jiaqi Hu on November 29, 2018 at 3:30am — 9 Comments

Black Friday - Seagull UAV



Seagull UAV is having "BLACKDAYS" sales which will be running from 23rd - until 26th of November. Be sure to checkout the webshop and equip your platforms with the latest Seagull tech!

Link to the webshop:…

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Added by Martynas Ubartas on November 23, 2018 at 4:00am — No Comments

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