Hello everyone, Seán as usual. This is the third and final chapter of a journey where my team and I had to build, fly and compete in a drone racing event (click to read the first and second chapters). It has now been about a week since the national finals of Syndic8. We entered the competition as […]
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Congratulations to Saildrone which have just raised $60 million in series B funding (May 2018) to continue development and deployment of their autonomous sailing robot. Saildrone, which launched commercially in 2016, has as its current mission is to build and deploy a fleet of 1,000 fully autonomous ocean-capable vessels.
Hi, this is Seán again. So it has been a while since the first post of our journey in drone racing and a lot has happened since then. The national competition will be on the 15th of May (only 5 days away from when I’m writing this. Yikes!). So let’s […]
Hi, my name is Seán Tjong! My friends and I are entering a drone competition as part of our school curriculum. We’ve decided to document our adventures in drone building and racing. We’re excited to write and share our project’s journal on RobotShop’s Blog. We will update you on a […]
We’ve had the pleasure to read in the October issue of Servo Magazine a glowing review of our Lynxmotion Quadrino Nano. We’re sharing some excerpts and images of the article with you today. There is a plethora of flight controllers on the market. Some tout their small size and low cost. Others […]
The use of small unmanned aircraft for FPV and autonomous mapping is becoming increasingly popular, especially given the surge in popularity of multirotors for FPV and the increasing availability of parts. This article includes some considerations if you are looking to create or purchase an airplane for use as a drone.
Superbowl 2017 was quite a rollercoaster for fans of both teams and kept viewers at the edge of their seat. The halftime show was really well done and Lady Gaga did a great job. At one point, she was singing and the camera shows lights behind her which were “dancing” in the sky, eventually forming a simple American Flag. It turns out that it was actually 300 drones!