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How to create a beautiful drone show presentation using nothing

How to create a beautiful drone show presentation using nothing

Within the bustling world of drones there are always open opportunities to be followed and a drone show service is certainly one of them. Even if you don’t have the funding or the technical knowledge of setting up your own fleet of drones, there are other convenient ways to score that investment pitch without even having touched a drone.  Let’s ...

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Using neural network to correct the errors in low-cost indoor

Using neural network to correct the errors in low-cost indoor

Some academics at the University of Toronto have released a paper showing different techniques in correcting the position errors in the Crazyflie ultrawideband-based indoor localization tech.  None of them are perfect, but it’s interesting to see what works best “ Accurate indoor localization is a crucial enabling technology for many robotic applications, from warehouse management to monitoring tasks. Ultra-wideband (UWB) ...

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Using Drones for Automated Aerial Surveillance & Security

Using Drones for Automated Aerial Surveillance & Security

Surveillance is the monitoring of an individual, crowds, objects, situations, etc. with the intent of managing, controlling, or protecting the target(s). It can be done in many ways such as stake-outs, visual monitoring, GPS tracking, data mining, and profiling. Surveillance is one of the means by which security is achieved. Observational surveillance systems rely on the capabilities of the cameras employed, ...

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Using Drones to Maintain Social Distancing During a Lockdown

Using Drones to Maintain Social Distancing During a Lockdown

In the wake of the recent COVID-19 outbreak which has affected almost every nation, government organizations and law-enforcement agencies are in search of an effective solution to fight this pandemic with minimal human interaction. Drones seem to be an appropriate solution to tackle this menace. Apart from the transportation of emergency medical & pharmaceutical supplies, health-kits and blood samples, these unmanned aerial ...

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How To Update Mavic 2 Firmware Instructions Using DJI Assistant

How To Update Mavic 2 Firmware Instructions Using DJI Assistant

Knowing how to update the Mavic 2 firmware using either the DJI Assistant 2 or Go 4 app is very important. The DJI Mavic 2 updates contain fixes and improvements to your quadcopter. It is not just the Mavic 2 quadcopter and its components which the firmware upgrade fixes and improves. These DJI Mavic 2 firmware upgrades also contain software ...

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Using AirSim to train an autonomous racing drone

Using AirSim to train an autonomous racing drone

Very cool research from Microsoft on using their AirSim simulators to train racing drones for the real world: Humans subconsciously use perception-action loops to do just about everything, from walking down a crowded sidewalk to scoring a goal in a community soccer league. Perception-action loops—using sensory input to decide on appropriate action in a continuous real time loop —are at ...

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Landing with strong wind using mRo x2.1-777

Landing with strong wind using mRo x2.1-777

During some tests that we carried out autonomously of the mRo navigation systems, while we flew, the wind began to blow very hard and we decided to suspend the mission and land manually because the wind was increasing more and more and the gusts were erratic and unexpected. To end the day, during the final approach the pilot made some ...

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Data Science Crop Analysis Notebook Using 6 Band MicaSense Altum

Data Science Crop Analysis Notebook Using 6 Band MicaSense Altum

A jupyter notebook with crop analysis algorithms utilizing digital elevation models, dtm and multi-spectral imagery (R-G-B-NIR-Rededge-Thermal) from a MicaSense Altum sensor processed with DroneMapper Remote Expert. https://github.com/dronemapper-io/CropAnalysis Due to limitations on git file sizes, you will need to download the GeoTIFF data for this project from the following url: https://dronemapper.com/software/DroneMapper_CropAnalysis_Data.zip These basic algorithms are intended to get you started and interested in multi-spectral processing ...

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