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Getting Started with Hobby Quadcopters and Drones

Getting Started with Hobby Quadcopters and Drones

Learn About, Buy and Fly These Amazing Aerial Vehicles

  • Author: Craig S. Issod
  • Publisher: CreateSpace
  • ISBN: 9781490968971
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 104
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Quadcopters, Quads, Personal Drones, Multirotors and UAV's are amazing flying machines which contain advanced technology. They are about to transform our world and our lives in many ways. Updated for 2015 - Hobbyists, photographers, pilots or others with interest in this new technology can now participate in this revolution at a very low cost. This book will guide the beginner through the first steps in choosing, buying, flying and understanding these flying robots.

How to Do Animal Rights

How to Do Animal Rights

  • Author: Ben Isacat
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • ISBN: 1291015922
  • Category: Pets
  • Page: 332
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Read this book to engage in animal rights legally, positively and confidently. Here is virtually everything you need to know to embark successfully on defending and advocating for animals and a more human society. Understand activist methods that will further your activism and advocacy for animals; discover practical animal rights activities you can do; know what animal rights means and how it differs from other outlooks; be aware of conflict with the law and how you can handle it; find inspiration from a selection of animal rights activists; recognise how humanity is devastating animal life globally; gasp at the numbers of animals humans kill every year; and add topics to your armoury the well rounded animal activist should know. This book will appeal to anyone who wants to know more about animal rights and how to do it as a practical activity for a more humane society. This third edition is revised...with more illustrations!

Drones

Drones

  • Author: Tamara Thompson
  • Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC
  • ISBN: 0737774231
  • Category: Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Page: 208
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Readers will explore the issues surrounding drones, including why drones are controversial, how drone technology has outpaced regulation, whether or not domestic law enforcement agencies should be allowed to use drones, and if commercial drone use should be allowed.

Getting Started with Drones

Getting Started with Drones

Build and Customize Your Own Quadcopter

  • Author: Terry Kilby,Belinda Kilby
  • Publisher: Maker Media, Inc.
  • ISBN: 1457183269
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 204
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Want to make something that can fly? How about a flying robot? In this book, you'll learn how drones work, how to solve some of the engineering challenges a drone presents, and how to build your own--an autonomous quadcopter that you can build, customize, and fly. Your drone will be your eyes in the sky and in places where a human could never get to-much less fit!

Quadcopters and Drones

Quadcopters and Drones

A Beginner's Guide to Successfully Flying and Choosing the Right Drone

  • Author: Mark D. Smith
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • ISBN: 9781514708422
  • Category: Drone aircraft
  • Page: 144
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Have you ever wanted to soar through the air like an eagle? Thanks to the hobby of RC quadcopters and drones, you can. This book shows you how to get up in the air and avoid all the common problems that always result in your drone falling from the sky. Over 100 pages of information designed to get you up in the air and safely flying through the sky on your very first outing.

Embedded Systems and Robotics with Open Source Tools

Embedded Systems and Robotics with Open Source Tools

  • Author: Nilanjan Dey,Amartya Mukherjee
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 1498734405
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 181
  • View: 1891
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Embedded Systems and Robotics with Open-Source Tools provides easy-to-understand and easy-to-implement guidance for rapid prototype development. Designed for readers unfamiliar with advanced computing technologies, this highly accessible book: Describes several cutting-edge open-source software and hardware technologies Examines a number of embedded computer systems and their practical applications Includes detailed projects for applying rapid prototype development skills in real time Embedded Systems and Robotics with Open-Source Tools effectively demonstrates that, with the help of high-performance microprocessors, microcontrollers, and highly optimized algorithms, one can develop smarter embedded devices.

DIY Drones for the Evil Genius: Design, Build, and Customize Your Own Drones

DIY Drones for the Evil Genius: Design, Build, and Customize Your Own Drones

  • Author: Ian Cinnamon,Romi Kadri,Fitz Tepper
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
  • ISBN: 1259861473
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 256
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Design, build, and pilot custom drones―no prior experience necessary! This fun guide shows, step-by-step, how to construct powerful drones from inexpensive parts, add personalized features, and become a full-fledged pilot. DIY Drones for the Evil Genius: Design, Build, and Customize Your Own Drones not only covers safety, mechanics, drone design, and assembly, but also teaches the basics of Aerospace Engineering. You will discover how to add video transmitters, GPS, first-person view, and virtual reality goggles to your creations. The book walks you through the FAA licensing process and takes a look at advanced concepts, such as artificial intelligence and autonomous flight. • Learn about aircraft parts, control mechanics, and safety practices • Become an expert pilot—even handle flips and high-speed maneuvers • Pick the perfect parts for your high-performance drone • Find out how to solder and start assembling your drone • Program the aircraft, calibrate the motors, and start flying! • Add LED lights, GoPro mounts, and self-balancing camera gimbals • Explore the world of first-person-view (FPV) drones and high-speed racing • See how artificial intelligence can be put to use in the drone industry

Building Open Source Hardware

Building Open Source Hardware

DIY Manufacturing for Hackers and Makers

  • Author: Alicia Gibb
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
  • ISBN: 0133373908
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 368
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This is the first hands-on guide to the entire process of designing and manufacturing open source hardware. Drawing on extensive personal experience with DIY, maker, and hardware hacking projects, industry-leading contributors share proven approaches to design, remixing, fabrication, manufacturing, troubleshooting, licensing, documentation, and running an open source hardware business. Part I covers the emergence and evolution of open source hardware, what open source hardware licenses mean, and the growing role of standards in making hardware more open. Part II offers contributors’ expert advice on key tasks, ranging from creating derivatives to using source files. Part III turns to production, showing how to manufacture at multiple scales–from personal to commercial. Appendixes provide valuable checklists for design, manufacture, security, and documentation. And to foster even more hands-on learning and experimentation, the low-cost Blinky Buildings open source hardware kit is used as an example throughout. Learn how to Get involved in the open source hardware community–its history and values Develop designs you can successfully prototype and manufacture Walk step by step through making derivatives from existing projects Build open source 3D printers, and remix 3D printable objects Create open source wearables Work with diverse source files, from electronics to other physical materials Fabricate your own designs Move from prototype to commercial manufacturing, and troubleshoot problems Choose a business model and build a profitable open source hardware company Avoid pitfalls associated with trademarks, copyrights, patents, and licensing Write documentation other hardware hackers can use Use open source hardware in education, helping students learn without boundaries