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DCM in python

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roy Brewer Feb 10, 2010. 20 Replies

Mostly as a understanding/learning exercise I am coding a DCM in Python based on the write up of the ArduIMU. My 'sensor' is a Wii Nunchuck with a Motion+ mounted inside the Nunchuck, interfaced to a…Continue

RSS feed for podcasts?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Anderson Jan 6, 2010. 1 Reply

Is there a non-itunes feed for the pod/videocasts?MungewellContinue

Tilting gyro's axis to improve yaw noise on low velocity UAVs

Started this discussion. Last reply by Koide Jan 12, 2010. 3 Replies

Looking through the code (and the various discussions on the web) I note that the 3axis Acc uses gravity to provide stabilisation of the gyros for pitch and roll axis, but the yaw is not compensated…Continue

Clarification of License?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Anderson Jan 10, 2010. 2 Replies

I found this blog and links to code last night, and you guys have been really busy!I'd like to reuse the IMU code in a sample application for reading MotionPlus/Numchuck boards connected via I2C to…Continue

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RTK-Lib ported to Android

Posted on August 8, 2013 at 6:30pm 19 Comments

There has been some talk here before about the RTK-Lib project, which allows much greater GPS positional accuracy. Now someone has ported RTK-Lib the Android and it's in the Google PlayStore for free:…


A Sensitive DIY Ultrasonic Range Sensor

Posted on January 25, 2011 at 1:30pm 3 Comments

Spotted over on Hack-a-day, would be great on a quadcopter.



Watch out, the Chinese are catching 'us' up... ;-)

Posted on March 24, 2010 at 3:54pm 18 Comments

In the new edition of 'Inside GNSS'.

U.S. Diverts Spy Drone from Afghanistan to Haiti

Posted on January 15, 2010 at 2:00pm 3 Comments

Obviously there is a lot of focus on trying to help out following the Haiti earthquake.

Drones are showing their usefulness:

Also OpenStreetMap are doing a lot of map tracing from donated aerial photography and making these maps for aid workers on the… Continue

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