Kristaps Brass's Blog – July 2016 Archive (3)

Real-world flight with five Pixhawk-equipped drones using UgCS DDC



Last week we revealed the newest addition to UgCS family of ground control software - UgCS Drone Dance Controller. UgCS DDC allows the simultaneous and synchronized control of up to dozens of drones. It can be used to create spectacular shows using drones. Together with that we published a video showing the operation of 20 drones with UgCS DDC where the drones were…

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Added by Kristaps Brass on July 26, 2016 at 2:15am — 1 Comment

SPH Engineering unveils an addition to UgCS family – UgCS Drone Dance Controller

As the popularity and availability of drones increases so do the ideas for applications. One such application is the use of drones for entertainment shows. While flying a pack of drones with synchronized moves in the air is no easy task, it can produce a truly stunning view, especially if the drones are equipped with LED lights or other show elements.



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Added by Kristaps Brass on July 19, 2016 at 3:07am — 4 Comments

Group flights of drones with RTK GPS and real-life precision of RTK receiver as main navigation aid



Lately we have been experimenting a lot with drones equipped with RTK GNSS receivers.

In our setup we used North Surveying RTKite receivers together with Pixhawk flight controllers.

This is a short video with fully automatic flight of 2 drones using RTK GPS. Initial distance between drones was 2 meters, vertical separation 2 meters:…

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Added by Kristaps Brass on July 4, 2016 at 1:12am — 4 Comments

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