September 2018 Blog Posts (17)

GoPro 7 with HyperSmooth, now is the time to remove the gimbal from the drone?!

its time to remove the gimbal from the drone?!

The weight savings on my TBS Discovery would be very good :)

Just found lots of videos of this new feauture and people are getting pretty good results with this "new tecnology".

What you guys think? dumb idea or it should work ?

Added by Joao correia on September 30, 2018 at 1:41pm — 3 Comments

Scratch-built monocopter tutorial

I recently made a monocopter(drone with one motor but can take off and land vertically) that can fly and wrote up the instructions on how to build it from scratch. Enjoy ! …

Added by Chris on September 21, 2018 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

Deep Learning Based Real-time Object Detector for DJI Drones

Demonstration Video for Visual Detector

This project involves real-time object detection for DJI drones from the ground station using …


Added by Hazel Zhu on September 21, 2018 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Automate and Scale Drone Operations using Cloud (4G/LTE)

FlytCloud is an enterprise-grade cloud platform to automate and scale your commercial drone operations - Enabling you to remotely deploy, a fleet of intelligent drones.

FlytCloud provides real-time access to control, telemetry and video/payload data from your drone fleet, over a secure and reliable…


Added by Achal Negi on September 21, 2018 at 4:10am — No Comments

Integrate PPK for your commercial UAV with ComNav K706 GNSS OEM Board

Integrate PPK(post-processing kinematic) solution for your commerical UAV with our K706 GNSS OEM Board and AT190 Helix Antenna to go for professional survey and mapping.

K706 GNSS OEM board support GPS L1/L2, GLONASS L1/L2, Beidou B1/B2, Galileo E1/E5b with 8GB onboard memory ability, will provide the most easist integration and the most…


Added by Wade Zhang on September 20, 2018 at 8:04pm — 2 Comments

The What, Why, and How of Protecting Your Drones

Drone protection is essential for those who do not want their investment in this expensive technology to go to waste. Therefore, there are a few critical areas in which drone owners can make sure their drones will last as long as the owner expects and be an enjoyable experience.…


Added by Rachael Murphey on September 20, 2018 at 1:51pm — No Comments

New Report Benchmarks Drone Industry and Refutes Hyperbole

We just released the results of our third annual drone industry benchmark survey and it’s a kicker.

The 2018 Drone Market Sector Report examines worldwide drone sales, service providers, business and…


Added by Colin Snow on September 18, 2018 at 12:25pm — 3 Comments

3D Robotics
OpenMV, my favorite computer vision module, now even faster and better

Long ago, it was hard to do computer vision -- like PhD hard. Then, about ten years ago, it started to get easier with the OpenCV libraries, which did most of the hard work for you. But even that needed you to program and build a toolchain and it really only ran well on beefy PCs. But about two years ago, a series of small, cheap computer vision modules…


Added by Chris Anderson on September 18, 2018 at 11:34am — 3 Comments

How we spent 8 days on an ice cap in Greenland and found a lost WWII P-38 fighter

Hi, friends,

In the middle of the summer we had a chance to participate in an expedition with the aim to locate a missing WWII P-38 aircraft from famous Lost Squadron. Full story was covered by lot of news and…


Added by Kristaps Brass on September 17, 2018 at 4:08am — 9 Comments

Light FPV GCS and payload controller, call for design input...

Some of you may have already seen our rugged professional mission control units also presented here on DIYdrones. Most of those are produced to at least industrial IP specifications, but developers and DIYers are constantly bombarding us with requests for lighter and especially cheaper integrated solutions that would be at least on the edge of the affordable in applications…


Added by Azjeg on September 11, 2018 at 10:24am — 9 Comments

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Drones Market worth 48.88 Billion USD by 2023, at a CAGR of 18.32%

The drivers for this market are rapid technological advancements in drones and increase in demand for drone-generated data in commercial applications are the key factors for the growth of the market. Further, the increase in venture funding propels the growth of the UAV drones market.

Military drones are expected to capture the largest share of the…


Added by Steve Stark on September 11, 2018 at 5:06am — No Comments

Outdoor Demo of GET Wireless Charging System for Drones

I'm proud to share with you new video of outdoor demo of our system, followed by a short explanatory speech of our CEO Leonid Plekhanov:

You can meet us at Drone Berlin 25-26 September 2018 Berlin, Germany to know…


Added by Dmitry Skotnikov on September 10, 2018 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

Smartphone Operated Auto-Stabilized Airship

Nearly five decades before the Wright Flyer made its first flight, Henri Giffard had flown 24 km in France with his steam-engine powered airship. Since then airships have risen to its ultimate glory and have also seen a vicious downfall. The end of 20th century has rekindled interest in airship…


Added by Sohan Suvarna on September 7, 2018 at 1:00pm — No Comments

30X zoom camera for fix wing and VTOL, with object tracking

Sky Eye-U30 gyro-stabilized camera payload can be mounted on any fixed-wing or VTOL Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. It combines cutting-edge technologies in lightweight, affordable,…


Added by yangdaonline on September 6, 2018 at 8:14pm — 12 Comments

Anti-Drone Market worth 1,571.3 Million USD by 2023, at a CAGR of 25.9%

The anti-drone market is segmented on the basis of technology into electronics system, laser system, and kinetic system. Among these technologies, the market for the electronics system technology is expected to grow at the highest CAGR…


Added by Steve Stark on September 6, 2018 at 6:00am — 1 Comment


How cool would it be if we could control our drone just with our wrist movements.

I have used 2 Primus X boards in this project. One PrimusX is mounted on the drone while the second one is used to mount it on our wrist.

Now to control the drone with just the wrist movements all we have to do is map the values…


Added by Tanmay Karpe on September 3, 2018 at 10:30pm — No Comments

3D Robotics
Thrust-vectoring monocopter

From Hackaday (this was actually posted by a community member first, but accidentally got deleted. Sorry)

We’re not entirely sure what to call this one. It’s got the usual trappings of a drone, but with only a single rotor it…


Added by Chris Anderson on September 1, 2018 at 9:59am — 3 Comments

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