All Blog Posts Tagged 'APM' (189)

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The Misfortune

Thursday March 10th 2016, sad, stressful, and rainy day in New England. I ran the misfortune of having MassGov deny my appeal for my only speeding ticket, and my only infraction with the law to date. Meaning now I owe them some…


Added by Andrew Ocejo on January 12, 2018 at 5:36am — 13 Comments

Compact Rugged Ground Control Station

It's been a while since I posted write-ups or photos of any of our latest series or batch production models here, but this system has been available since March this year, so I'm not putting this out any further.…


Added by Azjeg on December 2, 2017 at 9:56am — 9 Comments

DRONEEPILOT- Building drone has never been so easy.

All-in-one Autopilot with RaspberryPi Compute Module 3.

We want to bring Pixhawk and Raspberry Pi developer community together to move drone technology to next level.

Droneepilot comes with built in all the necessary sensors/modules to build a drone .

GPS, Next Gen…


Added by Tomi Piriyev on September 6, 2017 at 3:00am — 5 Comments

Andruav 12,193 km RC Car Demo

This could be a record breaking. The above video shows a demo with Andruav to actually control a RC Car from LA in Cairo using Andruav, the distance is 12,193km 7576 miles between the driver in LA & the car in Cairo.

The demo was done in my home, and the car is pretty fast, so a caution was required when controlling it…


Added by MHefny on January 13, 2017 at 9:00pm — 3 Comments

Antenna Tracking - Initial Testing

I know that antenna tracking is nothing new, but I had to share my excitement in getting mine built and working!  My inner-nerd celebrated at the sound of the servo motors coming to life for the first time and I have been trying to perfect the pointing ever since.

My basic approach was to designate a position in the software…


Added by DroneRanger on September 25, 2016 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

Site survey over GSM cellular network

Hi all, 

we have been testing our GSM drone connection module in the field and it performed really well. Here is a short video showing how you can upload a mission and send a drone out completely over cellular network. It's telemetry and path are then available in real-time at our free online platform…


Added by Ivan Stamatovski on September 9, 2016 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

MAV Pilot 1.4 for iPhone Released

MAV Pilot v1.4 for iPhone has updated and published to the App Store. It supports connection to ArduPilot & ARDrone autopilots using WiFi (& LTE/3G connections) including 3DR Solo.

This release add Basic Tuning views, Message Log view & 3D Maps.…


Added by Bill Bonney on August 17, 2016 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Complete mapping solution with Sony QX1 by Easy Aerial

Hello there, 

Please take a look at our newest Pixhawk based mapping setup with Easy Drone XL Pro and Sony QX1 and an additional FPV camera for live video feedback. 

It takes advantage of a fairly large format imager on this cool Sony camera and gives you the ability to use high quality prime lenses. This rig will stay in the air for…


Added by Ivan Stamatovski on July 19, 2016 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

Pixhawk Drone FPV via GSM networks - demo video

Hello all, 

just wanted to share this quick video demo we shot yesterday that shows how easy it is to use GlobalARC to stream live flight video to our online portal.  

What is GlobalARC?

GlobalARC is a cloud based platform that…


Added by Ivan Stamatovski on June 21, 2016 at 7:00pm — No Comments

A Short and Simple video series on how to build your own ArduPilot Rover

I've created a short video series on how I build an ArduPilot Rover in case anyone is keen to build their own.  You know you want to - get Rovering!!!

Added by Grant Morphett on June 20, 2016 at 3:30pm — 5 Comments

APM Planner 2.0.20 is released


APM Planner 2.0.20 has been released. The main areas for change have been.

- Graphing improvements by ArneW, Ustramooner, AndreK

    (Too many great things to mention, like real-time x-axis, labelling, stability, speed of loading)

- Support for Pixracer FW…


Added by Bill Bonney on March 19, 2016 at 11:00pm — 18 Comments

Announcing Mavis

We are happy to announce Mavis - a new UAV photogrammetry and mapping software.

Mavis is specifically designed for agricultural, archeological and mining surveys.

Mavis covers the entire workflow from single UAV images to GIS ready maps. It comprises precise georeferencing,…


Added by Thorsten on February 16, 2016 at 1:52pm — 21 Comments

APM to CHDK Camera Link Tutorial

[Edit 12/31/2015: Note for Pixhawk users that Canon cameras require a 5V pulse to trigger so a voltage step-up from Pixhawk's 3.3V output is required. See compatible cable and link to more instructions here.]

ArduPilot Camera Tie-In Tutorial

This tutorial will show you how to get your CHDK-enabled camera connected to your ArduPilot Mega (APM) without buying any extra hardware or decoding PWM outputs.…


Added by Jeff Taylor on January 20, 2016 at 2:44pm — 76 Comments

Erle Robotics "blanco" for Erle-Brain 2.0

Following our previous iteration, and after receiving feedback from the community our team is glad to present "blanco" Debian Jessie image from Erle Robotics. This image valid for Erle-Brain 2 chances include:

  • Matplotlib…

Added by Víctor Mayoral on November 26, 2015 at 2:30am — 2 Comments

Emlid education discount

As a new school year is approaching, we decided to encourage everyone to study more, and we are happy to introduce the educational discounts for all of you who take part in the studying process.

More than 20 universities all around the world use Navio and we are glad to see people working on their degrees using Navio.

Raspberry Pi is a great platform for learning and we believe that Navio makes it the best way to start discovering robotics and…


Added by Denis Nikolaev on August 7, 2015 at 8:58am — No Comments

APM Planner 2.0.18 for Raspberry Pi 2


Hi, Just a quick note to people wanting to run APM Planner 2.0 on the Raspberry Pi 2 and don't want to build it from the source code. Community member Carpy has created a build to download.

It will run on any ARMv7 debian based platform, i.e. Ubuntu or Jessie, it's experimental so…


Added by Bill Bonney on August 2, 2015 at 10:30am — 17 Comments

APM Planner 2.0.18 Released


The latest release of APM Planner 2.0.18 is out, which has a number of bug fixes and features added.

  • Google Maps API Update
  • Qt 5.4.2 used for OSX version (fixes some UI issues)
  • Camera Config supports up to 16…

Added by Bill Bonney on July 25, 2015 at 2:30pm — 18 Comments

Drone education: A DIY Drone for DIYDrones

As someone who came from robotics to the RC side of drones I discovered that there were many things that I found not that well documented. The learning experience over the last 2/3 years taught myself and my team many things thereby a few weeks ago we decided to launch the …


Added by Víctor Mayoral on July 12, 2015 at 11:44am — 6 Comments

Learning ROS series

Post updated to include new videos.

The Robot Operative System (ROS) is an open-source, framework for robot application development maintained by the Open Source Robotics Foundation (OSRF).

A ROS system is comprised of a number of independent nodes, each…


Added by Víctor Mayoral on June 16, 2015 at 2:00am — 2 Comments

Learning ROS series - 1

The Robot Operative System (ROS) is an open-source, framework for robot application development maintained by the Open Source Robotics Foundation (OSRF). A ROS system is comprised of a number of independent nodes, each of which…


Added by Víctor Mayoral on June 15, 2015 at 1:46am — 4 Comments

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