Ascent Solar’s PV modules selected by Vanguard Space Technologies for additional programs to develop solar arrays for space, UAV missions

Ascent Solar’s PV modules selected by Vanguard Space Technologies for additional programs to develop solar arrays for space, UAV missions

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (Thornton, Colorado, U.S.) a manufacturer of flexible thin-film solar photovoltaic (PV) modules, was selected by Vanguard Space Technologies to provide modules for two additional Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) programs that require lightweight, flexible, and durable PV…

Read more →

Read more...

DroidPlanner: Wireless debugging while talking to 3DR Iris

This shaky little video shows me debugging an app with Android Studio over a wireless connection to my Samsung Galaxy S4.  The app, DroidPlanner, connects to a 3DRobotics Iris over a 92.5 MHz radio plugged into the Galaxy’s micro USB port, making the USB unavailable for debugging.  Thanks to these instructions:

 …

Read more...

Helibaits, fisherman’s best friend

Helibaits HB06 is possibly the first drone designed to cary bait and unload it in a specified area. Fisher man all over the world may benefit from this concept. Simple but useful.

This could be nice upgrade of hobby, even if you don’t catch any fish, you can always check the area, or make a nice movie.

Read more...