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RTK-Lib ported to Android

There has been some talk here before about the RTK-Lib project, which allows much greater GPS positional accuracy. Now someone has ported RTK-Lib the Android and it's in the Google PlayStore for free:…

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Added by Simon Wood on August 8, 2013 at 6:30pm — 19 Comments

A Sensitive DIY Ultrasonic Range Sensor

Spotted over on Hack-a-day, would be great on a quadcopter.

http://www.kerrywong.com/2011/01/22/a-sensitive-diy-ultrasonic-range-sensor/

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Added by Simon Wood on January 25, 2011 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Watch out, the Chinese are catching 'us' up... ;-)

In the new edition of 'Inside GNSS'.


http://www.insidegnss.com/node/1918

Added by Simon Wood on March 24, 2010 at 3:54pm — 18 Comments

U.S. Diverts Spy Drone from Afghanistan to Haiti

Obviously there is a lot of focus on trying to help out following the Haiti earthquake.



Drones are showing their usefulness:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2010/01/pentagon-shares-earthquake-images-from-high-flying-spy-drone/



Also OpenStreetMap are doing a lot of map tracing from donated aerial photography and making these maps for aid workers on the… Continue

Added by Simon Wood on January 15, 2010 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

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