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SmartAP 2.0 Release / 23.06.2014SmartAP 2.0 has everything you need for autonomous flight of multirotor UAV. Check out the demo video
SmartAP 2.0 Waypoints / 15.06.2014SmartAP 2.0 is capable of fully autonomous waypoint flight. Demo video with onboard camera is available here
SmartAP Demo / 28.05.2014Watch the demo of SmartAP holding the altitude and position with real-time plot. Altitude hold precision is about 10 cm! Check out the video here
What is UAV?An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), also known as a drone, is an aircraft without a human pilot onboard. A key feature of UAV is its autonomy. In other words, meaning that no pilot intervention since take off required.
General applications of small UAVs are:
- Aerial photography
- Aerial Videography
- Landscape Monitoring
Why SmartAP?Contemporary market offers a variety of autopilots for UAV in the affordable price range. Rapid development of electronics allows expanding functional capabilities and features of flight controllers, therefore making existing ones obsolete.
SmartAP autopilot was developed using the latest electronic components available at the moment, which allows including maximum functionality in minimum size.
For what?The hardware is universal in application for both fixed wing and multirotor UAVs, however, the emphasis is done on multicopters. The autopilot is being developed for commercial use because of its competitive price, as well as for research applications due to its powerful ARM based processor and support of SD card for logging high volumes of flight data.
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Specifications of the autopilot:
What is SmartAP?Along with ordinary functions such as stabilization, altitude hold, GPS position hold, and waypoint flight modes itís also planned to add a special simplified manual control mode. Implementation of adaptive control algorithms is also planned. Moreover, some interesting features, which no one of existing autopilots has today, are being implemented in SmartAP.
How to communicate?QGroundControl station is primary GCS for SmartAP Autopilot.
How it works?
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