Jack Crossfire's Blog – February 2009 Archive (2)

Communication keeps getting cheaper

These are basically 300ft XBee's for $10. They have no UART, only SPI. They don't have the GPIO functions of XBee's. They're the same size as XBee's. The idea is to bring the data processing of a really powerful computer on the ground to ever smaller, cheaper aircraft with these high speed radios.


Hopefully Microchip is following the… Continue

Added by Jack Crossfire on February 13, 2009 at 1:30am — 3 Comments

Underwater flying in Goog Earth

Here's a good one 4 U. Goog Earth 5 supports underwater flying. Now you just have to get Ardupilot to fly underwater to make some underwater paths.

Added by Jack Crossfire on February 7, 2009 at 12:00am — No 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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