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DroneThermal Analog MAV Cameras, Almost Ready

Hi Everyone,

I'm happy to present the final prototype of DroneThermal micro size analog (PAL/NTSC) thermal camera. 
The project started 3 months ago and we have published some samples on our facebook page on 1 March 2015.

After hundreds hours of code work and design changes, the final prototype is ready for production. We signed the agreements with FLIR for Lepton thermal camera cores as well. 



DroneThermal is based on FLIR's low cost 80x60 pixel Lepton camera cores.
Video frame rate and resolution is not much but the price is perfect for civilian small drone hobbyists.
You can pre-order it now, in order to take the advantage of %15 Spring discount.

Composite video signal resolution is higher than Lepton, so we can resize the thermal image and add some extra information into the video output. ( marking hottest and coolest objects etc. )
Unfortunately radiometry(temperature reading)  looks nearly impossible because of high math and affects of air temperature, thickness, pressure, reflection rate of the objects and camera body temperature. 

I'm working on some cool features and I will share the videos and more information soon, so please share your opinions with me for improvements.

Cheers
Melih



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ICAO RPAS Manual – Electronic Edition – A Milestone Publication

ICAO RPAS Manual – Electronic Edition – A Milestone Publication
In anticipation of the ICAO RPAS Symposium (Montreal, Canada – 23-25 March 2015), ICAO has made it possible to order the digital English edition of this important document. Click HERE for a link to the relevant online order form (Price: USD 195.00).…

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It’s a bird! it’s a plane! Google balloon crash alarms town

It’s a bird! it’s a plane! Google balloon crash alarms town
MEXICO CITY (AP) — It’s a bird. It’s a plane. Actually, it was a balloon. But the crash of one of Google’s “Loon” balloons for relaying Internet service was enough to have security forces summoned to a mountain township in…

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Sale of recreational drones banned in Abu Dhabi

Sale of recreational drones banned in Abu Dhabi
Anwar Ahmad ABU DHABI // Recreational drones have been banned from sale in Abu Dhabi because they pose a risk to aviation. The ban was announced on Wednesday by the Abu Dhabi Business Centre, an affiliate of the Department of…

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Drone prompts terror scare at Manhattan half-marathon

Drone prompts terror scare at Manhattan half-marathon
By Georgett Roberts A man flying a drone near the half-marathon finish line in lower Manhattan on Sunday set off a terrorism scare that sent cops scrambling by land, sea and air to investigate the mysterious aircraft, sources said. The unidentified…

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