Gary Mortimer's Blog – July 2013 Archive (7)

Civilian Drones the Documentary

Upcoming Documentary Civilian Drones highlights The Human Toll while the U.S. NAS Integration Effort Stagnates.

The documentary produced by MahaPix Studios is sure to raise eyebrows as it exposes the viewer to the lifesaving potential of small unmanned systems. Beyond the hypothetical, the film reveals the incredible potential of unmanned technology when…


Added by Gary Mortimer on July 31, 2013 at 12:15pm — 9 Comments

Cracker Barrel Does TED

Patrick from sUAS News recently had a spot at TEDx Sacramento. All part of our ongoing effort to change public misconceptions about our industry, and to highlight beneficial applications of non-militarized systems. While some folks practice their presentations for months the Cracker Barrel and Patrick were last…

Added by Gary Mortimer on July 30, 2013 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

Drone show attendees flock to new $700 model

3D Robotics gave a sneak preview of a comparatively cheap consumer drone at an unmanned aircraft convention in San Francisco this week.

The company's new quadcopter, or four-rotor helicopter, can be controlled from a tablet running an Android flight system or other similar app. The…


Added by Gary Mortimer on July 27, 2013 at 9:30am — 7 Comments

sUSB Expo live streaming soon.

(Chris Anderson is the third speaker in this clip)

Kicking off at 0900 Pacific the…


Added by Gary Mortimer on July 25, 2013 at 6:30am — 8 Comments

T3 Season 2, The Model

Its T3 time again but first I have started tagging people that have entered T3 in the past on their member icons its a very small recognition for their valuable contributions which have driven APM forward faster than it might have without the competition. They have not only put their equipment on the line discovering new ways of doing things but countless hours…


Added by Gary Mortimer on July 11, 2013 at 4:30am — 196 Comments

My new favorite multirotor video

I love this video clip, hands down the best I have seen to date from a multirotor. Can you guess I am a little bored of endless reveals and pans ;-) No bits of an airframe in shot, no GoPro distortion and filming exactly what they want it to. Brilliant! Watch in HD !…


Added by Gary Mortimer on July 6, 2013 at 4:22am — 16 Comments

Speaking of Drones

A chance to hear Chris and other movers and shakers speak, coming up later this month in San Francisco. The 3DR team will be there with try and fly platforms as well. Yes this is a shameless sUAS News conference plug. All things being equal video should be available on G+ as it happens.

Drones, or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, as the industry…


Added by Gary Mortimer on July 2, 2013 at 5:07pm — 2 Comments

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