Unmanned aircraft have proved their prowess against al Qaeda. Now they’re poised to take off on the home front. Possible missions: patrolling borders, tracking perps, dusting crops. And maybe watching us all?…Continue
Capture all the action with the new MHD Action Camera from Monoprice!
The MHD boasts a…
I finally managed to get access to a decent camera on a day with good weather! The following video is mostly demonstrating the quadrotors stability under the new four-state Kalman filter I have implemented, that estimates both the current pitch/roll and two gyroscope biases. Most of the flight is hands-off, with the…
Not quite a drone but for only $39.99 you can get your r/c water cannon Helicopter
Added by Paul on December 6, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments
The award went to the World Wildlife Foundation for:
"Remote aerial survey systems, wildlife tagging technology and ranger patrolling guided by analytical software like the Spatial Monitoring and Reporting Tool (SMART) will be integrated to increase the detection and deterrence of…
The secret of photosynthesis
Two researchers at the ANU have used computer modelling to discover a natural method of producing cheap and limitless hydrogen. The chemists have identified the molecular process by which plants photosynthesise, that is, use light to convert carbon dioxide and water into sugar.
Down from original model's price of $399.
Found this on Gizmodo
It’s codenamed FishPi, and I’m already hungry. It’s going to consist of a Raspberry Pi…
Kyle Gluesenkamp from the School's mechanical engineering department, hand-cranking and pedaling like his life depended on it, managed to keep the huge quad-rotor craft aloft for 50 seconds, an impressive new world record that's currently awaiting validation by the National Aeronautic Association (NAA).
My Distributor tell's me that the Easy Star II is in there system ready for some back orders.
Found this on Boca Bearings monthly Innovation Competition.
A Slashdot user aesoteric writes "Australia's top miners have opened a new front in their march to automation, flying unmanned aerial vehicles in increasing numbers at remote sites across the country. They've been used to inspect a fire-damaged oil rig, perform aerial photography and stockpile surveys.
There is also a trend towards non U.S.-built UAVs, due to the lag in receiving export approvals for the aircraft and spare parts."…Continue
Added by Paul on May 29, 2012 at 4:00am — No Comments
It’s about the size of a smartphone and about as powerful. It comes with Android 2.3
pre-installed, They’re taking pre-orders and expect to ship in July.
Added by Paul on February 23, 2012 at 4:37pm — No Comments
The Robbe during Nuremberg toy fair 2012 has presented the new version quadricopter RO-Copter A-Frame with Acrylic Frame and P-frames, laser cut plywood. To complete both versions will be purchased separately the set of four brushless motors , receiver, radio and battery. Both versions of the parts are…
One of the protagonists of the movie is the truck Slash VXL Ultimate and some of
shots were taken with a multicottero / drone RC!
Found this at…Continue
Quad-copter equipped with the advanced AS3X by Blade (Horizon Hobby)