Emlid's Blog (33)

What is Reach RS+ and how to use it to achieve cm accuracy



Our new video provides a simple overview of real-time kinematic (RTK), post-processed kinematic (PPK) and NTRIP. It also demonstrates how Reach RS+ can be used in the field for various applications.…


Added by Emlid on January 10, 2019 at 8:00am — No Comments

Drone Mapping with Reach: Hot Shoe Adapter for M+ and PPK workflow overview

Post-Processed Kinematic (PPK) technique is widely used for mapping with drones. In this scenario Reach RS/RS+ base on the ground and Reach M+ rover on a drone independently log raw data which is post-processed after the flight.

For mapping, it’s crucial to sync an onboard camera and Reach M+ rover. To ensure smooth and reliable synchronization of…


Added by Emlid on August 24, 2018 at 4:00am — 1 Comment

Take 20% Off Emlid Edge and Navio2 during July 4 Sale

Summer is in full swing and it’s the best time to get into drone hobby! We’ve prepared a great offer for all drone enthusiasts — from today and until the end of the week get advanced drone controller Edge and Raspberry Pi Autopilot board Navio2 with 20% discount!



To get the discount go to our …


Added by Emlid on July 4, 2018 at 12:30pm — No Comments

New Image And QGC for Emlid Edge Released

We’ve released the new v1.4 image for Edge and QGroundControl with v3.2.4-edge-2.3 tag!

The new v1.4 image includes a couple of new features that ease your day-to-day work with Edge. The most prominent of those changes are:

  • Camera hotplug…

Added by Emlid on April 4, 2018 at 9:38am — 2 Comments

Emlid Edge in stock! Check out flight videos

Hey everyone,

We are pleased to announce Emlid Edge drone controllers are in stock! The time has come to get your drone and your action camera prepared for flight!…


Added by Emlid on December 25, 2017 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

Getting Started with Emlid Reach RS

Hey there!

We’ve recently released the first video of Emlid Reach RS RTK GNSS Receiver Getting Started series!

The video covers the process of…


Added by Emlid on December 12, 2017 at 4:30am — No Comments

Major New Raspbian Stretch Release for Navio with ArduCopter-3.5 and ROS Kinetic

Hello DIYDrones Community,

We wanted to share with you the long-awaited Raspbian Stretch for Navio2!

Here’s the overview of new features:

  1. The default ArduPilot…

Added by Emlid on October 6, 2017 at 11:25am — 1 Comment

Introducing Edge - Advanced drone controller with HDMI video input and 5.8GHz data link

Hey everyone,

More than three years ago Emlid was born with the idea of building a versatile and powerful drone controller. We've pursued the concept of a controller that will become a primary platform for customizable drone projects when your goals go beyond the limits of traditional…


Added by Emlid on September 12, 2017 at 2:30pm — 21 Comments

New Emlid Raspbian for Raspberry Pi and Navio+/Navio2

Hovering Navio2-powered hexa to keep you reading

We’ve recently released a new…


Added by Emlid on May 19, 2017 at 1:30pm — 6 Comments

A new look on survey and mapping with Reach RS

Hey everyone,

In our …


Added by Emlid on April 27, 2017 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Event38 integrates Emlid Reach and starts providing ready-to-go PPK mapping solution.

Event38 now offers Emlid Reach upgrade to its vast fleet of UAVs aimed on providing ready-to-go PPK mapping solution. Reach PPK enabled system is able to deliver centimeter-level accurate 3D models without use of ground control points.



Added by Emlid on February 22, 2017 at 1:00pm — 11 Comments

Emlid Reach RS: field-ready RTK GNSS receiver for only $699

Hey everyone!

Emlid team is proud to present Reach RS - ruggedized, battery-powered RTK GNSS receiver. It enables centimeter accurate positioning for survey, mapping, agriculture and drones once again changing our perception of the equipment cost.…


Added by Emlid on January 26, 2017 at 12:23pm — 4 Comments

Community project: Autonomous Mower with Navio2 running ROS

It's always such a pleasure to find new projects with Navio2 and Reach RTK GNSS  in project category on our community forum.  This time we've decided to share the details and cool demonstration of one of…


Added by Emlid on December 9, 2016 at 7:30am — 3 Comments

Let's start Black Friday now

Don’t miss out our best deal for Black Friday! Offer is valid all over the weekend and Cyber Monday.



To get the discount go to our shop and use coupon code “black” during checkout to save 85USD on Reach RTK kit or “friday” to save 34USD on Navio2 autopilot.

Please note that coupon codes cannot be combined with…


Added by Emlid on November 24, 2016 at 12:55pm — 1 Comment

Tuffwing integrates Reach RTK, gets 4cm precision without GCP

3D map georeferenced with Reach GPS data.

Tuffwing, a manufacturer of affordable aerial mapping systems recently performed integration of Reach RTK to enable making precision maps…


Added by Emlid on October 31, 2016 at 12:53am — 4 Comments

4th of July sale on Navio2 autopilot and Reach RTK kit

The deal lasts only for 48 hours - do not miss the offer!


If you are upgrading your fleet to Linux-based autopilots or would like to install RTK navigation or do precision mapping - we have deals right for…


Added by Emlid on July 4, 2016 at 2:27pm — 15 Comments

Navio autopilot now supports Raspberry Pi 3!

For the last weeks we’ve been working relentlessly on the new revision of our special Raspbian image for Navio autopilot that supports Raspberry Pi 3. The new image works on the following hardware combinations:

  • Raspberry Pi 3 with Navio2
  • Raspberry Pi 3 with…

Added by Emlid on April 13, 2016 at 7:30am — 8 Comments

Reach RTK Pixhawk integration released!

This landing looks so good like it is a reversed takeoff video. In reality this is a demonstration of using Reach RTK integrated with Pixhawk. This feature is now available for all ArduPilot based autopilots, including our beloved Navio+ and…


Added by Emlid on April 5, 2016 at 7:30am — 26 Comments

New Raspberry Pi 3 with 64-bit cores and built-in Wi-Fi and BLE

New Raspberry Pi 3 is about to be announced, it will bring 64-bit 1.2Ghz cores and Wi-Fi connectivity. It is surely an exciting update for Navio2 and we can’t wait to get it into the air.



It is expected that the new processor will be similar to…


Added by Emlid on February 27, 2016 at 1:00pm — 44 Comments

Introducing Navio2

Emlid is proud to announce Navio2 - the new version of Navio autopilot.


Navio was the first Raspberry Pi based autopilot and grew up to become the main Linux APM platform. With Navio APM flight stack runs directly on Raspberry…


Added by Emlid on December 14, 2015 at 8:52am — 22 Comments

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