[Noisebridge-discuss] Gauging interest in a UAV workshop

Liz Henry liz at bookmaniac.org
Thu May 3 07:38:01 PDT 2012


Hey Jake, at the Tuesday meeting someone said that Sebastian is going to 
send Noisebridge some of the equipment including the plane. Maybe email 
him and ask!

- liz


  On 5/2/12 11:52 PM, Jake wrote:
> count me in!  I am super excited about that stuff.
>
> i am so jealous of the equipment that Sebastian brought to town when he
> visited, i hope he left it all behind.  I missed the flyover of dolores
> park (look on vimeo for Noisebridge Dolores) and Sebastian missed flying
> over thousands of people in the mayday march in oakland.
>
> I have a three-axis magnetometer / accelerometer and ideas for a
> long-duration neutral buoyancy surveillance craft.
>
> -jake
>
> Martin wrote:
> How much interest would there be for me to do a monthly UAV (Unmanned
> Automated Vehicle) workshop at NB?
>
> I've just finished the design for an ARM Cortex-M3 based UAV board
> that leverages and ports the work done for ArduPilot.   Instead of
> being an Ardu Pilot Mega, it's an "ARMPilotMega" board, that speaks
> the same protocols (MAVlink, etc) and uses a port of the ArduPilot
> firmware.
>
> If enough people at NB have an interest in UAV's (air/land/sea) we can
> do the workshop day, then maybe do meet-ups at the abandoned Alameda
> naval base, where we can play with and test vehicles.
>
> -M
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