Robert mcintosh's Blog (7)

Can you believe this is the first time we've seen this combo?

Nothing too groundbreaking here other than the post production treatment.  Just a really fun use of quadcopters and sound effects for the holiday weekend.  A little stabilization and post work can go a long way on some GoPro footage.  Happy Thanksgiving everyone.

Added by robert mcintosh on November 24, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Finally, video stabilization software that actually works!

Hi everyone,

I just wanted to share with you all the news that our video stabilization software is now live and ready for download! 

We set out a few years ago to transform the very time-consuming and difficult stabilization technique that I was developing into an automated piece of software.  To say it's been a lot of work would be a huge understatement.  But…


Added by robert mcintosh on August 21, 2015 at 8:00am — 31 Comments

A look inside the DJI factory

This was on the memory card of my inspire 1 quad copter.

I had not seen any other videos like this on the internet so I thought I would share. 

Pretty cool to see more than one employee smiling in a Chinese factory environment.

I wonder what the job title of the guy in the foreground is.

Added by robert mcintosh on March 17, 2015 at 5:30pm — 5 Comments

Smaller is sometimes better.

So I've built well over a dozen multicopters by now and surprisingly this little 30cm job has turned out to be the most fun out of all of them.  I always heard that 40-50cm sized frames were the magic number, but this lightweight 3cell setup has more pep and handling than anything else I've flown so far.  details…


Added by robert mcintosh on September 12, 2013 at 2:00am — 17 Comments

The Best Place to Fly

I present the Alabama Hills in Lone Pine CA.

I've been flying for about 7 years now and I think this has got to be my favorite place yet.

There are all kinds of cool rock formations to zoom around most of which can easily be climbed in case you need to retrieve a downed copter.

The color of the sand and rocks are more or less a middle grey which the gopro's…


Added by robert mcintosh on July 25, 2013 at 10:30pm — 8 Comments

That was fun!

Don't usually upload a lot of flights but I had been dreaming of this one for a while so I wanted to share.  Enjoy!


Santa Monica Airlines from robert mcintosh on Vimeo.

Added by robert mcintosh on March 6, 2013 at 12:30am — 18 Comments

Analog self-navigating AP drone.

Very sophisticated sensors but very difficult to program. Closed source.

Added by robert mcintosh on September 14, 2012 at 12:30pm — 16 Comments

Season Two of the Trust Time Trial (T3) Contest 
A list of all T3 contests is here. The current round, the Vertical Horizontal one, is here

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