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NIXIE - Wrist Wearable Quad - Intel Make it Wearable $500,000 Contest Winner

Posted on November 6, 2014 at 8:46pm 3 Comments

Wear A Spy Drone

From Wired, "Called Nixie, this diminutive drone weighs less than a tenth of a pound, but can capture HD images and sync with a smartphone"....In development phase, very nice…


UDOO - Quad Core A9, Arduino Due DIY Horsepower Maxxed Out

Posted on April 16, 2013 at 4:58am 8 Comments

Open source Hardware/Software:  Android-Linux-Arduino Single Board Computer

IiMX6 Quad Core A9 combined with Arduino Due atSAM3X8E = UDOO

Imagine the compute power available, possibly a hardware variant (minus the majority of the "pc" like connectors)

powering your next autopilot - kalman, opencv etc, backed in under 40 hours in kickstarter.…


Are Uthere?

Posted on January 29, 2011 at 3:54pm 4 Comments

Seen this in one of the latest R/C mags...

Claims to have flight modes to aid R/C beginners...

Fly by wire, Loiter, Autonomous Landing, Panic Mode

Doesn't appear to be open source..seems to have some familiar components though,

Pictures and Article:…


Netduino - .NET Micro Framework Arduino Compatible Board

Posted on August 4, 2010 at 7:30pm 8 Comments

Powered by a 48 Mhz Atmel AT91SAM7X512 Free tools, all open source code and hardware .NET Micro Framework Event-based programming, multi-threading, line-by-line debugging, and breakpoints.


Amazing price I think for only $34.95...mine is coming this Friday...new toys. This will bring a lot of high level programmers into the embedded world, I believe. What would…


Invensense ITG-3200, World’s First Digital 3-axis Gyro available

Posted on April 1, 2010 at 8:30pm 13 Comments

I'm sure alot of us have been waiting with anticipation for this one.Let's get some samples and/or eval board and test its performance to determine applications that it may be suitable for.…


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At 10:44am on December 29, 2010, diego colonnello said…

hello sir! you are the owner of the www.uavdrones.com domain? jejejejejeje because of you i chose to get the .net and .org !!!!!!!!


Nice to meet you!!!



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