Nitin Gupta's Blog (11)

FlytBase Launches the World's First Internet of Drones Platform

FlytBase today announced its Drone-API as a Service offering, that allows developers to easily connect their drones with variety of business applications in the cloud. More from sUASNews story:…


Added by Nitin Gupta on July 11, 2017 at 12:12pm — 8 Comments

FlytOS now supports Intel Edison!

While there has been a lot of interest in use of Intel Edison on drones, it has been quite challenging to get this tiny board configured for any practical use. FlytOS now brings the power of advanced drone applications to the Intel Edison platform. With FlytOS, you can make use of your…


Added by Nitin Gupta on February 10, 2017 at 11:47am — 1 Comment

FlytOS: First stable release is out!

After months of extensive testing, we are happy to announce the first stable release of FlytOS, the framework for advanced drone applications.

As some members of the community would recollect, FlytOS is built on ROS and Linux, to help developers quickly integrate…


Added by Nitin Gupta on February 2, 2017 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

ROS based FlytOS is now compatible with Ardupilot flight stack!

We are glad to announce the compatibility of FlytOS (framework for commercial drone applications development) with the Ardupilot flight stack, as we had promised earlier.

What this means is, that the Ardupilot community can now easily leverage the companion computers (Ordoid, Raspi 3, TX1 and others) to build variety of commercial…


Added by Nitin Gupta on April 19, 2016 at 1:37am — 5 Comments

Implement Custom Flight Modes on your DIY Drones!

For most modern drone applications, it becomes important to implement custom flight modes, such as, follow-me, orbit, cable-cam, selfie, and so on. These modes help automate several drone functions to allow the operator better focus on the key task at hand.

However, these custom flight-modes have so far been available only on ready-to-fly drones, which are…


Added by Nitin Gupta on April 5, 2016 at 9:56am — No Comments

FlytConsole: Web-based Customisable GCS Utility for FlytOS

This is quick intro to FlytConsole, the web-based setup/configuration utility, bundled with FlytOS. FlytConsole is served by the onboard web-server, which is a part of FlytOS. So, you can start accessing/configuring your flight computer without downloading/installing any GCS application. Just…


Added by Nitin Gupta on March 14, 2016 at 11:24am — 5 Comments

Turn Odroid into a Powerful Companion Computer for your Advanced Drone Applications with FlytOS!

A powerful companion computer, like Ordoid XU4, can help build many interesting and complex applications on drones, such as, those using computer vision, swarms, cloud-connectivity, AI, machine learning, and more. Even for regular applications, like, aerial surveys, mapping, or photography, having a companion computer can greatly simplify application…


Added by Nitin Gupta on March 7, 2016 at 1:30pm — 18 Comments

Start building high-level drone applications (onboard, web, mobile) with FlytOS

FlytOS is a framework for building high-level drone applications, such as, aerial delivery, precision agriculture, surveys, photography, industrial inspections, disaster management.

It is built on ROS (Robot Operating System) and Linux, making it an…


Added by Nitin Gupta on January 20, 2016 at 2:30am — 2 Comments

Launching the Beta Program for Flyt: Drone Applications Platform!

We are launching the beta program for Flyt: Drone Applications Platform. To sign up, please visit:…


Added by Nitin Gupta on December 22, 2015 at 9:13am — 11 Comments

Updates from NavStik: World's smallest/lightest micro navigation and control module!


NavStik users are now using NavStik to build a variety of autonomous systems. Its extremely small size and light weight (4 grams), coupled with a powerful Cortex M4…


Added by Nitin Gupta on November 27, 2013 at 1:30am — 8 Comments

Releasing NavStik, a Micro Navigation and Control Module

We are glad to announce the release of a micro navigation and control module to serve as an autopilot for UAVs/MAVs. NavStik is one of the smallest and most powerful such platforms available with open-source RTOS based software/drivers that can be used for a variety of applications related to mobile…


Added by Nitin Gupta on September 25, 2012 at 1:00am — 25 Comments

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