Here's a video demo at the Berkeley Marina of the APM/Mission Planner UAV swarming interface (control-F in the MP). Although it's designed for multicopters, we tested it first on autonomous ArduRovers (APM-powered cars), which are slow and safe. First demo: Leader-follower, using only GPS data. Works like a baby…Continue
Popular Science has a fun slideshow of weird drones and other robots at the AUVSI show a couple weeks ago. Above, a really cool "pop-up drone":
Created by Bird Aerospace, the …
MAKE magazine has put out a call for "cool drone videos". I know you guys have the best of those. Please send them in!
We love drones here at MAKE. The growth of the recreational and…
Don't ask me how these might work, but it's fun to think about at least. From Mashable:
If you've ever wished your house would automatically clean itself, so you could get a little free time —…
Great piece in the Guardian. Nice DIY Drones call-out, too. Sounds like they're using our stuff!
In Peru, home to the spectacular Inca city of Machu Picchu…
From The Verge (with suitable skepticism)
German non-profit group Definetz wants to make defibrillators readily available…
The first teaser video of Iris, our totally ready-to-fly quadcopter UAV with the new next-gen autopilot. Developer pre-ordering is now open here, for shipment on Sept 16th
From Signal magazine:
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) program is known as High-Assurance Cyber Military Systems, or HACMS.…
A great report on the 2013 IARC from Gizmag. Some of the competitors were using APM, such as…Continue
Added by Chris Anderson on August 8, 2013 at 10:35pm — No Comments
How cool is this: just draw a path on your phone/tablet and your APM drone will follow it! Congrats to Arthur for an awesome addition to DroidPlanner.
And you know that fun mobile game…Continue
Just a quick post to highlight Michael Oborne's great work evolving the Mission Planner, which seems to get better with every day! Above you can see the new frame selection screen, which gives a sense of the dizzying variety of configurations that APM:Copter supports. …Continue