there are lots of type of VTOL UAVs that can be used for aerial mapping platforms, for my personal option, I like 4+1 configuration. Simply it is more reliable and more stable on dual batteries system.
there are many of 4+1 VTOL Mapping platform in the market, I can list more than 30 of them, here I am introduce you the full composite material…Continue
That's right I am back with some new UAV designs and old favorites. I started A youtube channel to show off my stuff. please check it out and subscribe if you want to see more.
Added by Pedro Matabuena on November 26, 2019 at 6:30pm — No Comments
The Pi-Connect Lite is a HAT addon board for the Raspberry Pi that integrates the following into a single board:
Added by Stephen Dade on November 24, 2019 at 12:14am — No Comments
Hey Guys, we just conducted an aerial mapping on Mission Planner using one mapping VTOL, and the mapping camera is SONY A7R camera-based. Also, RTK/PPK system is used during the whole process. We want to share with you the video here and get more suggestions about mapping via the Mission planner.
Video link of the mapping: …Continue
Added by yangdaonline on November 21, 2019 at 7:52pm — No Comments
Here is a quick video tour for those who couldn't make it to the Commercial UAV Show in London this year. Was great to see the latest drone technology and meet people…Continue
Added by Kirill on November 13, 2019 at 2:00am — No Comments
This is how you can learn at a glance the technical characteristics of the mRobotics family of autopilots and decide which device best suits your projects.
Added by Pedro Matabuena on November 12, 2019 at 3:30pm — No Comments
A jupyter notebook with crop analysis algorithms utilizing digital elevation models, dtm and multi-spectral imagery (R-G-B-NIR-Rededge-Thermal) from a MicaSense…Continue
We are a group of software engineering researchers at Carnegie Mellon University trying to better understand why and how robotics developers use simulation when developing and testing their systems. If you have ever used these tools, we would like to hear from you.
Simulation holds the potential to provide an automated, cost-effective, and scalable alternative to the manual and expensive process of field testing. Numerous companies in the autonomy sector, such as…
Added by SquaresLabRobots on November 5, 2019 at 3:08pm — No Comments
Recently we built one 2.5 hours long-endurance VTOL fixed-wing plane using the Pixhawk Cube flight controller. Auto flight demo: https://youtu.be/H-M0Mm12N7Y
Specification of the VTOL…Continue
Added by yangdaonline on October 29, 2019 at 12:53am — No Comments
XAG and Bayer has recently held a joint news conference in Tokyo, 4 Oct, to announce the latest progress of their strategic partnership in Japan. This cross-industry alliance has been unfolded on three main projects involving drone sales, technological research…
Added by viya on October 24, 2019 at 12:00am — No Comments
A week ago I placed an order of over $300 on rctimer.com site, PayPal account was charged but I never got order confirmation from rctimer.
Two days later, the site disappeared and emails are bouncing back.
I know they sell on AliExpress as well, be very careful.
The 17th China International Social Public Safety Expo (CPSE)will be held from October 28th-31 th,2019 in Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center, Shenzhen, China. At that time, it will present the most advanced artificial intelligence, big data, and intelligent security products to the…Continue
Added by Thomas Dunlop on October 22, 2019 at 11:30pm — No Comments
My hacked Altair Aerial Blackhawk continues to serve as a great test platform for experiments in DIY flight controllers. So, when I heard the buzz surrounding the…Continue
BioCarbon Engineering technician prepares the UAV for the seeding demonstration at Ellerslie site in Edmonton.
Drones might be seen as pests by Gatwick Airport traffic control, but increasingly farmers are beginning to see them as pest-killers.
This is one of many uses drones have in agriculture. One obvious use is for…Continue
Added by viya on October 21, 2019 at 12:30am — No Comments
Hello UAV enthusiasts,
I recently created a slide deck on the topic of sensors for attitude estimation (i.e. gyroscopes, accelerometers and magnetometers). In these slides, I review
XAG Drone Spraying Cotton Defoliate in Xinjiang
As a global leading agriculture technology company, XAG has initiated its Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) spraying operation – “Take Off for Harvest Time” for the third…
Added by viya on October 16, 2019 at 12:00am — No Comments
By using Intels OpenVINO and neural computing stick (NCS1) the inference speed of my neural network is increased from 5 frames per second (fps) to 20 using a RPI3. This enabled a far better obstacle avoidance performance of my drone. More info at https://github.com/avncalst/drone_cnn.