October 2018 Blog Posts (9)

Precision Landing in 7 Steps and Coding Challenge...

Part 2 of my Tutorial about Precision Landing, using a Raspberry Pi, OpenCv, Arducopter and Dronekit.

> Plus my first Shout Out... at the very end!

> Plus the first…


Added by Tiziano Fiorenzani on October 15, 2018 at 10:30am — No Comments

Gas imaging camera for drones - second generation

At Workswell, we come with a new drones camera system designed to detect dangerous gases. The aim of the system is to provide information on the occurrence of hazardous or noxious gas at a safe distance, using drones. We used standard infrared…


Added by Workswell on October 14, 2018 at 4:46am — No Comments

3D Robotics
Drone with ground-penetrating radar for mine detection

From Hackaday:

Most civilized nations ban the use of landmines because they kill indiscriminately, and for years after they are planted. However, they are still used in many…


Added by Chris Anderson on October 12, 2018 at 10:33pm — 1 Comment

Enabling maritime operations with an amphibious fixed wing drone

A big fish in a small pond.

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones which can safely land on water are a relative scarcity, and fixed-wing users working in the “splash-zone” could benefit greatly with a drone…


Added by Mauricio on October 11, 2018 at 12:18pm — 1 Comment

New book release: Optimizing Small Multi-Rotor Unmanned Aircraft: A Practical Design Guide

A summary of ten year's research in the area of Drone Design and Development. Written as a design guide to inform and educate future generations of Aeronautic Engineers, RC Enthusiasts and DIY citizen scientists:…


Added by Dr Stephen Prior on October 6, 2018 at 3:30am — 3 Comments

Announcing Blimpduino 2.0

Almost 10 years ago with the community help, we released an open source robotic blimp platform based on Arduino and we named it Blimpduino. It was a really cool project, despite the limitations back then..........

And by back then I mean that we lacked cheap WiFi modules, 3D printers, and all sorts of fancy sensors! This leads us to use…


Added by Jordi Muñoz on October 5, 2018 at 9:00pm — 7 Comments

Drone Nerds Collaborates with AeroVironment as a New Quantix™ Hybrid Drone Dealer in North America

HALLANDALE, FL, October 05, 2018

Drone Nerds, Inc. the largest UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) distributor in the United States today announced its collaboration with AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in…


Added by Drone Nerds on October 5, 2018 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

SmartAP GCS by Sky-Drones now supports drone fleet management

SmartAP GCS by Sky-Drones now supports drone fleet management. Unlimited number of drones…


Added by Kirill on October 4, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments

DARPA Subterranean Challenge - Team CERBERUS

Dear community,

We would like to inform you about our participation in the DARPA Subterranean Challenge as Team CERBERUS (University of Nevada, Reno, ETH Zurich, Sierra Nevada Corporation,…


Added by Kostas Alexis on October 1, 2018 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

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