The conference web site is here: http://www.auvsishow.org/auvsi13
Erle just let me join, so I'm introducing myself.
I run a small services company in Recife, Brazil where I use drones as a means to collect data from the air and I just got started this year, after three years in a research lab in Holland where I used and built the technology on a frequent basis.
My interest is in any civil/public use for this technology in the…Continue
Here's a link to the Organization for Tropical Studies article about our recent Ecosynth workshop/demo in San José.
Added by Dana Nadwodny on July 19, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments
In the morning we flew two ridge sites that had been the location of our epic crashes last January. Both flights came off without a hitch.
Next, we traveled to the property of a previous grad student of our…Continue
Day 2 in Costa Rica and we flew five flights and collected amazing imagery over a traditional coffee farm. The first 3 flights at restoration forest sites went off without a hitch and we continued with auto take-off and landing at each site, with Dana providing some pitch and roll control at the end to help guide the copter back to the landing zone.
The trip to…Continue
Today Dana completed a full mission of a forest restoration entirely from the top of a 15m canopy tower. After waiting out a rain storm and low clouds (it is the rainy season), we decided we needed to give the closest…Continue
June 2nd, 2013 was a good field day for photo collection! I flew eight flights with Crimson, the Arducopter hexa with Mikrokopter motors and frame. Five flights were for the "matrix", this summer's big project of comparing the effect of different flight conditions on 3D scan quality. This condition was diffuse lighting, high wind, flying 40m above the canopy, with 50% side…Continue