Monthly Archives: December 2013

December Progress

User Interface One of our goals this month was to test an ArduPilot interface program we found: Mission Planner. Mission Planner uses Google Maps to allow for the user to easily select waypoints, allows for the user to select mission commands from … Continue reading

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Visiting TeeJet Technologies

This Monday, our hardware team went to visit Mr. Tom Reed from TeeJet, a company that focuses on production of agricultural application technology. There, Mr. Reed taught us about various types of nozzles and factors that affect them. He addressed some … Continue reading

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Early Christmas Presents!

Many of our parts for the drone arrived in the past few days, and in a short span we have been able to get the video feed from the camera system displaying correctly, as well as calibration of our audopilot … Continue reading

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Visit From Justin Lai

Last week, our team met with the Invention Education Associate of LMIT, Justin Lai. He spent his day with us teaching us about LMIT and showing us the ropes. From helping with team management and organizational skills to giving us … Continue reading

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November Progress

Image Processing One of the main characteristics of our drone is that it will navigate crop rows autonomously. But how do we get a drone to recognize where it is going? With a camera of course. This month, we began … Continue reading

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