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Robotics | IoT

Towards ROS-native drones

From Medium: Announcing alpha support for the PX4 flight stack in a path towards drones that speak ROS natively The drones field is an interesting one to analyze from a robotics perspective. While capable flying robots are reasonably new, RC-hobbyists…

7 Wind Swept Projects to Celebrate National Kite Flying Day

Let’s go fly a kite, up to the highest height!
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New Project: Build a Kite Aerial Photography Rig

Kite aerial photography is the easiest way to get photo and video footage from the skies. Learn how to build a dependable kit to hold your camera rig.
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ROS MAV SIG Call for Participation

ROS Aerial Vehicle Users, We’d like to invite you to participate in an effort to develop a standard set of messages for communicating within robotics components on Micro Air Vehicles (MAVs). At the IROS workshop on MAV’s (proceedings) this fall…

Movie Making from Above

I’m writing this article because I couldn’t easily find any information on the web prior to my departure to Tuscany. I’ve been flying multirotors for some time now and I have encountered a few elements not mentioned anywhere else — …

3D Robotics Shares a Drone’s Eye View of Maker Faire

Gorgeous aerial footage of the greatest show (and tell) on earth.Read more on MAKE

DJI Demonstrates New Phantom Quad

Colin Guinn of DJI demonstrates his company’s new Phantom Vision quadcopter, and discusses how drone companies and users need to work with regulators to ensure laws are reasonable and effective.Read more on MAKE

Sergei Takes his Robot for a Walk

Sergei Lupashin demonstrates his tethered robot fotokite at the Drones & Aerial Robotics Conference in New York City.Read more on MAKE

First Drone Conference Takes Off

The first day of the Drones & Aerial Robotics Conference in NYC was a big success. Check out a summary of the proceedings. Read more on MAKE

Drone Conference Comes to NYC

Next week, the first Drone & Aerial Robotics Conference (DARC) will be held in New York City from Oct. 11-13. The agenda is packed full of interesting speakers and panel discussions, demonstrations, and networking opportunitiesRead more on MAKE