3D Robotics Inc., one of the better-funded, high-profile drone startups, is laying off an undisclosed number of its staff in a restructuring aimed at moving more quickly into the commercial market, due to heavy competition in the consumer drone market.…Continue
To show a simple example of the Vision API, we have built a fun Raspberry Pi based platform with just a few hundreds of lines of Python code, calling the Vision API. Our demo robot can roam and identify objects, including smiling faces. This is just one simple example of what can be done with Cloud Vision…Continue
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The Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVO) has spent 16 years developing the Pure File Magic Area Based Editor (PFMABE) software suite to edit the huge volumes of lidar and sonar data they collect every year. In accordance with 17 USC 105, copyright protection is not available to any work of the US…Continue
Found this for sale on my local Canada Kijiji Classifieds, call Ebay Classifieds in the US.
WW2 Fairchild K-20 Aerial Camera RARE
The Fairchild K-20 was an aerial camera made by the Folmer-Graflex Corporation during World War Two. About 15,000 were made from 1941-1945. …
Really nice to see UAV being use in a good way. But what I am wondering Transport Canada wants
to promote safe use but they gave this blank sfoc to this for a station and the city is in the zone of a…Continue
A company founded by a married couple has unveiled the world’s first ever graphene 3D-printed…
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I was wondering how feasible it would be for a drone to deliver long distance by hitching a ride
by a passing train or transport etc... And getting off at the next building.
Maybe one day people will have…Continue
"The FAA has released a set of cease and desist letters sent in 2012 and 2013 to people operating drone vehicles for a variety of purposes including: tornado research, inspecting gas well stacks, aerial photography, journalism education, and other purposes. Drone cease and desist…Continue
Among Microsoft Research's contributions to SIGGRAPH 2014, a machine learning technique for estimating absolute, per-pixel depth using any conventional monocular 2D camera, with minor hardware modifications. Our approach targets close-range human capture and interaction where dense 3D estimation of hands and faces is desired. We use hybrid…Continue
Just finished a job and thought I would like to share it. I've incorporated an aerial to an inside view, if you're checking the aerial click the red front entrance and you will land to the front door and be able to enter in and tour inside . I am always looking for ways to innovate these aerial views.…Continue
The announcement was made in Montreal where they debuted a zero-emissions electric deomonstration car powered by the aluminum-air battery at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve ahead of the Canadian Grand Prix.
MONTREAL— Alcoa Ltd. and Israeli firm Phinergy are working together to commercialize an aluminum-air battery they…Continue
Attitude V2 Bundle, Dominator V2 Bundle, and many other product they are adding.…Continue
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British scientists defy the laws of physics to create a flat lens that thinks it’s curved.
The polymer solar cell was envisioned many years ago as a low cost flexible PV technology made using fast printing processes, simple machinery and abundant materials. At the turn of the millennium there was a lot of hope that the vision would become reality and this spawned a massive surge in the scientific literature with ever increasing performance and marvels of processability, yet the polymer solar cell remained elusive and the few examples of available OPV have…Continue
I am using PanoramaStudio Viewer Interactive 3D panoramas and zoom.
This model includes a plethora of new features including:
• 2-axis brushless gimbal with optional pitch control
• 1080/30 camera with 720/30 video downlink to mobile devices
• 3S 3000 mAh flight battery for extended shoots
• New DX4 Transmitter
The 350 QX AP Combo also takes on a host of upgrades to the existing…
The world's first 3D Printer designed to print Carbon Fiber.
Waltham, MA @ www.markforged.com…Continue
UPS experimenting with delivery drones, set to challenge Amazon's Prime Air.
Full article here:UPS…
Could be fun to see and control fpv screen and apm screen and other input at the same time ?
A Taiwan-based nonprofit R&D organization announced Wednesday a virtual display that allows users to control virtual keyboards and touchscreens that float out in front of users.
The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) said…Continue