SidePilot, iOS Arudcopter GCS – Version 1.30 – Generic BLE support!

SidePilot, iOS Arudcopter GCS - Version 1.30 - Generic BLE support!

This is SidePilot’s biggest release yet, with the highlight for the DIY community being generic BLE module support (HM-10, etc)! Now, using a cheap bluetooth 4.0 module, you can connect and control your Arducopter (Basic PX4 support) drone with your iOS device! What doe this update include: NEW: All: Panorama Mode – Take a set number of photos while yaw’ing. Currently does not trigger if not using Solo, will come […]

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Eagles vs Drones (spoiler: Eagles win)

Eagles vs Drones (spoiler: Eagles win)

From the Wall Street Journal : SYDNEY— Daniel Parfitt thought he’d found the perfect drone for a two-day mapping job in a remote patch of the Australian Outback. The roughly $80,000 machine had a wingspan of 7 feet and resembled a stealth bomber. There was just one problem. His machine raised the hackles of one prominent local resident: a wedge-tailed eagle. Swooping down from above, the eagle used its talons […]

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Making Viable Drone Based LiDAR

Making Viable Drone Based LiDAR

PrecisionHawk Making Viable Drone Based LiDAR Throughout our years of work in engineering and government, we’ve seen the potential of drone-based Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR). For projects that are a square mile or less, it would be faster and more cost-effective than collecting LiDAR data using manned aircraft. But the challenge has always been in matching the traditional method’s quality of data outputs. PrecisionHawk has assembled a team to […]

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Huangling Teams with DJI to Open New Drone Base for Aerial Photography Enthusiasts

Huangling Teams with DJI to Open New Drone Base for Aerial Photography Enthusiasts

Wuyuan UAV Picture Huangling, the idyllic Chinese countryside destination in Wuyuan County, has joined hands with DJI, the world leader in unmanned aerial technology, to launch an aerial photography base in the village. Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) enthusiasts will have full access to the airspace around the village to use their drones for video-taking and photography purposes. The base comes at a golden time for UAV enthusiasts, as September to […]

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How To Build More with Less Using Drones

How To Build More with Less Using Drones

PrecisionHawk Build More with Less Using Drones and Aerial Intelligence With PrecisionHawk If you are interested in drones and work in the construction industry PrecisionHawk is a company that you need to know. Based in Raleigh, NC, PrecisionHawk is a global leader in developing and integrating commercial drone technology. The company acknowledges that contractors face daily dilemmas. Clients want access to “live” aerial photography of their construction sites, which builders […]

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