Low cost L1+L2 GNSS RTK receiver for Drones. North RTKite receiver.

Low cost L1+L2 GNSS RTK receiver for Drones. North RTKite receiver.

Dear friends, I would like to introduce you the RTKite GNSS RTK L1+L2 module receiver. http://northsurveying.com/index.php/instruments/gnss-rtk-receiver Designed specifically for Pro and Semi-pro UAV, Robotics and Industrial applications, it connects directly to the Pixhawk and other autopilots and is specific for millimetric Photogrammetry, LIDAR Scans, Themography, etc. The RTKite is a full Receiver (not a basig GNSS board) with an internal OS that can connect directly to standard CORS stations with […]

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Drone racing is the sport of the future

Drone racing is the sport of the future

If drone racing is the sport of the future, how will we watch it? Blink and you missed it. Keep watching and you might just barf. There has been a growing excitement around the prospect of a new sporting league where competitors race that very futuristic sounding vehicle, a drone. By drone they mean small remote controlled quadcopters, incredibly agile little aircraft that can move at speeds of over 100 […]

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Think Tank Sues FAA

Think Tank Sues FAA

On the last day to challenge the FAA’s new drone registration rule, a Washington , DC think tank, TechFreedom, has filed a petition for review in the District of Columbia Court of Appeals seeking to overturn the registration requirement. This is the second lawsuit filed against the FAA’s regulation which mandates that hobby flyers of model aircraft weighing between half a pound and 55 pounds be registered. As I wrote […]

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A Drone To Catch Other Drones

A Drone To Catch Other Drones

Mich Tech prof developing drone to catch other drones Interest in drones is soaring and experts predict their use will only skyrocket. But what happens when the unmanned aerial vehicles go rogue or enter restricted airspace? A Michigan Technological University professor is working on a way for agencies to safely take down runaway flying machines should they threaten air traffic, military bases, government buildings or sporting events. “I envision this […]

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Drone-Chasers Tinker With Defeat Devices in Tiny War for Skies

Drone-Chasers Tinker With Defeat Devices in Tiny War for Skies

The drone intruder was roaming around the Rose Bowl Stadium as 94,000 fans cheered, oblivious to the threat. But scientists testing a new security device at the game knew: they detected its radio signals and seized control of the gatecrasher. This was only a simulation, but if the unmanned drone had been a security risk they could have forced it down — even though the airwaves were choked by thousands […]

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