Remember a year ago when Randy used an ArduCopter to autonomously drop a rover on a freakin' volcano? Good times.
Well, now the European Space Agency has done the same thing, but this time time they have ridiculous music, a massive budget and a…Continue
From an op-ed in the Washington Post by Gary Shapiro, the head of the Consumer Electronics Association. Good to see leaders in the overall technology industry recognizing the commercial potential of civilian…Continue
Robohub has a good update on Fotokite, which uses a copter-on-a-string approach to Follow-me:
Although I am amazed with UAVs and their versatility, I must admit that having a flying…
Congrats to the Hexo+ team, which is the first of the Kickstarter Follow-me projects (all based on Pixhawk/PX4) to make it to $1 million!…Continue
No surprise, but good to have it confirmed by the Inspector General. From The Verge:
The Federal Aviation Administration likely won't be ready to let commercial…
An article in the Journal of Field Robotics describes the first tests of…
Video from SteadiDrone, whose APM-powered QU4D we fly all the time and love
Robohub has a good report on South African drone community,…Continue
Sparkfun did a great job with the Autonomous Vehicle Competition this year, and this wrapup video is no exception. The first half is the rovers, the second is the aerial competition. You'll recognize many DIY Drones stars in it!
Final scores are here.