I made a video showing how I used a $20 ADS-B receiver to overlay air traffic on FPV video from my drone--in a web browser. The blog post, "Augmented reality display of air traffic for amateur drones" has more details, including instructions…Continue
DroneDeploy is a web-based drone control and management platform. (Let that last sentence serve as a friendly reminder that we live in the friggin’…Continue
Get a head start on the NASA Centennial Challenge's ADS-B requirements by plugging a $20 USB dongle into your drone and tracking nearby aircraft:
Years ago I had run across this old post from rec.aviation.military, "Weird question":
From: Mary Shafer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The MeCam is a $49 quadrotor without a remote control--It can either be controlled via voice commands, or you can put it in "follow me"…Continue
It all started when CBS12 News operations manager Carl Pugliese launched a drone…
Last month Boston Dynamics released a video showing off a new feature of their Big Dog robotic mule: voice control. I had been working on a similar project for a while, though I think it's actually cooler: voice control of a flying robot drone.
Above is a video I made last night of the…Continue
This is a video of my browser-based map module for mavproxy.
I had trouble using the map code that's currently checked in to mavproxy, so I wrote this…Continue
I find the tab-delimited waypoint list files used in mavlink to be hard to read, so I added Protocol Buffer text format to the formats that mavwp.py can read and write.
I still think it can be…Continue