The Computer Vision and Geometry Lab of ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) might be in this community mostly known for Pixhawk and PX4, but our research focus is in fact 3D reconstruction, which means to create 3D models from 2D images (mostly, but we also…Continue
Getting big and gearing up for Iris and Pixhawk production runs! Look for a Pixhawk release announcement in the next day or two (shipping should start next week) and Iris will follow a week or so later. They're going to be…Continue
HONDA is introducing "Smartphone Case N" that has small six air bag to protect Smartphone in the case.
Sorry, the video is Japanese. Followings are some essence;
The engineer is start development this case by his loss of his own smartphone, drop and damage.
He start drop test and found the critical height of damaging phone is…Continue
sUAS News introduces one more platform to bring the news and current events to the community and public at large. Originally envisioned as a series of 60 second Public Service Announcements (PSA) “This Is My Drone” where civilian end-users would talk about some of the positives unmanned technology is capable of providing. For example, I’m farmer Brown, and…Continue
Added by Patrick Egan on December 5, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments
A quick documentary of my FPV flight to Robben Island, where Mr Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 18 years.
Back then I was very worried about flying over water...
This was before Cruize mode :)
About 16km and 35 minutes, safe touch down!
While it is no big revelation the FAA’s successive FAA administrators have been fiddling while the UAS/RPAS airspace integration Rome has burnt to the ground, but here we will examine how far ahead the rest of the world is and…
By Brian Dodson
December 1, 2013
Batteries. We buy them at the store, use them up, and throw them away without much thought. In reality, however, batteries are…Continue
By Darren Quick
December 3, 2013
With 3D printers dropping below the US$200 mark, the home 3D printing revolution…Continue
Here we go again. BBC this morning reports a major further move into robotics by Google's acquisition of seven robotics companies. But the headline to the report references the Amazon drone publicity stunt, as though it is an established part of the landscape. I fully expect to hear the word "Amazon" the next time I…Continue
Great news from the AMA: The FAA has clarified its rules (which were assumed but not confirmed) that private use of drones over their own property is allowed…Continue
Dr. Charlie Rush and Montana State graduate student Ian Johnson have been using the 3DR Y6 for some foundational agricultural disease detection and prevention research. Their project aims to use aerial imagery to characterize the spread of wheat crop diseases. These pest-caused viruses can lead to poor water uptake, and ultimately wasted water and wasted money. Here's…Continue
Thanks to everyone for your feedback and suggestions on our last post about this project. We've decided to go ahead and have just…Continue
UPS experimenting with delivery drones, set to challenge Amazon's Prime Air.
Full article here:UPS…
Christmas special for AUAV3 - just $59.95 !…Continue
It's customary and traditional that we celebrate every new 1,000 members here and share the traffic stats. This time it's 46,000!!!!
There were 1.6 million page views in the last month! (we get around 53,000 pageviews a day on average). It took us just 30 days to get this latest 1,000 members--we're…Continue