Press Release – FAA to Consider Exemptions for Commercial UAS Movie and TV Production
Pretty impressive flight by Aerialtronics Altura multirotor in some heavy winds. Intuitively, the design does not look…Continue
They didn't specify what type of copter is being used, but from the shadow it looks like a TBS Discovery style. It…Continue
This is a video showing an overview of operating Iris via an Android tablet. Although we always have an RC transmitter in the mix, as a backup, the Android apps provide a very convenient way to maintain a telemetry and control link with the vehicle.
In the weeks ahead, we will be making some in-depth video tutorials on using all these different…Continue
The GoPro® compatible connector attaches to the chassis with two bolts, it's easily replaceable if necessary.Continue
Here are some close-ups of the arms and legs. They are made from DuPont Zytel®, very strong and resilient in a wide range of temperatures.
Guillermo had some break force testing done, the results were…Continue
We begin the tour of Iris' guts by looking at the new 4-in-1 ESC/Power Module. Each ESC is rated at 20amps capacity and is running the SImonK firmware for enhanced response and stability. The onboard Power Module provides regulated power to the flight control board, in addition to voltage and current monitoring.…Continue
As some of you may have noticed at the recent SUSB Expo in San Francisco, we’ve been busy working on a brand-new, consumer-friendly quadcopter. The…Continue
The IEEE Robots App has just been updated to a new version and is now FREE.
It features the 3DR Hexacopter and over 150 other robots.
Thanks to Erico and Randi, with IEEE Spectrum Magazine, for including us in this project!
Check it out…Continue
Announcing our new product listings for mid-summer 2013!
3D Robotics …Continue
This was shot on a couple of different days, with a couple of different states of tune. Nothing fancy, just a hard mounted GoPro 2. It gives you a quick view of our sweet little office in the corner of the Swerve Co compound.
Alan and Sam, from 3DR, cool and confident in the Colorado sun.
Dave C. this years aerial challenge winner, cracking good times and smoking hot motors.…Continue
The new 3D Robotics factory in Tijuana is looking good. Check out those crates, serious tools come in boxes like…Continue
Added by Joshua Ott on June 14, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments
From left: John, Alex, Sam
Our Berkeley office summer interns started work yesterday. Not a bad way to spend the summer!
Our friends Pablo and Matt joined us for a beautiful afternoon of flying around the…Continue