June 2019 Blog Posts (16)

Stable Power Supply 5V-5A for Raspberry Pi on your Drone

Make your Companion Computer more stable, not suddenly reset by fluctuating power supply in fly time, reduce noise by the devices like ESC, motor, servo……

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Added by XBStation 4G UAV Solution on June 29, 2019 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

Autonomous Flying using the RealSense T265 Tracking Camera in GPS Denied Environment

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As part of a Google Summer Of Code (GSOC). I have the privilege to Mentor a talented PhD Student of the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore, named Thien Nguyen.

Since the beginning of this project , Thien has delivered a series of Labs to serve not only as milestones for the project but also a step-by-step guideline for anyone who wishes to learn about using the power of computer vision for autonomous robot to follow. The…

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Added by Patrick Poirier on June 26, 2019 at 2:46am — 11 Comments


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NXP is giving away 100 PX4-based development copters for its firefighting competition

This is pretty cool. NXP is giving away 100 of its new Dronecode/PX4-based ready-to-fly drone development platform to people entering its "help fight fires with drones" competition with Hackster.io. 

Apply here…

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Added by Chris Anderson on June 23, 2019 at 1:55pm — 6 Comments


3D Robotics
PX4/Dronecode Developer Conference full house today in Zurich

More than 200 attendees at our first PX4 developer summit in Zurich!

Nearly 600 developers are now contributing to the project…

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Added by Chris Anderson on June 20, 2019 at 8:55am — No Comments


3D Robotics
PX4-based tailsitter VTOL

From Hackster:

"Engineers at the University of Toronto have designed a fully open sourced dual-rotor tail-sitter MAV using readily available electronics and…

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Added by Chris Anderson on June 19, 2019 at 1:52pm — No Comments

Unusual Solvers Competition on Drones/AI: Over $200K in prizes

Dear All,
 
We've just launched an international competition in partnership with the Omidyar Network and would very much value your kind help in sharing this new opportunity far…
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Added by Patrick Meier on June 19, 2019 at 2:26am — 2 Comments

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

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