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Sky Drone to be EU Drone Regulation Compliant for BVLOS Flights by EASA

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Sky Drone to be EU Drone Regulation Compliant for BVLOS Flights by EASA

The European Union's body European Aviation Safety Agency has published a new regulation "on the rules and procedures for the operation of unmanned aircraft" in May 2019. Besides many things related to drones, there is also a specific mention about flights beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS).  Sky Drone's core competence is in the field of BVLOS operations. Our core product Sky Drone FPV 3, for example, is being used by UAV manufacturers to add unlimited range to their drones for command & control and live realtime video streaming. As a result they simply enable their drones for BVLOS flights without the limitation...

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4k Low-Latency Drone Video Streaming with Sony RX0

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4k Low-Latency Drone Video Streaming with Sony RX0

Sony recently released the new Sony RX0 camera that has a large 1.0-type Exmor CMOS sensor that outputs 4K video. Sony was able to put everything in a  tiny 59 x 40.5 x 29.8 mm duralumin body weighing just 100g.This camera is perfect to use on a drone and directly integrates with our Sky Drone Link 4k solution to provide a low latency 4k UHD downlink.

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Sky Drone FPV 2 and Sky Drone Link Performance with Low Signal Strength / Bad Cellular Mobile Connection

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Sky Drone FPV 2 and Sky Drone Link Performance with Low Signal Strength / Bad Cellular Mobile Connection

 A while back, we've took a quick video to demonstrate Sky Drone FPV 2 performance on a very bad cellular connection. Our dynamic bandwidth adaptation (available in Sky Drone FPV 2 and Sky Drone Link) takes care of such changing conditions and automatically adapts the transmitted data to the changed conditions. Read more about: How it works. Here is the video:  Obviously, at different bandwidths, conditions and network capabilities, different amounts of data are being transmitted. While our system usually targets 2 Mbps, the used bandwidth can vary. Note: command and control data is negligible. Here you can find out How...

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3DR Solo goes Open Source with Open Solo

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3DR Solo goes Open Source with Open Solo

Yes, it's official right now, all 3DR Solo source code has been put into Open Source and can now be used by anyone out there. Chris Anderson - Sky Drone's very first supporter - himself announced the following: I’m delighted to announce that we’re now open sourcing almost all of the remaining code, including the SoloLink wireless stack, ShotManager, the high-level onboard mission scripting layer that gave Solo all of its “smart shots”, and a range of other packages include the code for the controller and the build tools.The code has now been released in a new OpenSolo organization on...

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Sky Drone Introduces: Free Global Express Shipping

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Sky Drone Introduces: Free Global Express Shipping

Yes, you have read this correctly: All Sky Drone products are now shipping free-of-charge to any country in the world. Our new free shipping takes effect immediately for all new customers. Here is an overview over our shipping efforts: Free Shipping We use premier global express shipping companies to ensure our products reach our customers as quickly as possible. For USA, Canada and most other countries we use UPS. If a certain shipping company can provide a faster delivery, we will use that instead. All of our shipments are insured. Expected Global Delivery Time: 2-5 days (from day of order) Shipping Coverage: Worldwide Global Shipping...

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