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May 2013 Blog Posts (8)

VR GIMBAL : 3 Axis 32bit Direct Drive Gimbal is coming! #Weekly Update


Dear Friends,

VR Lab is happy to present our last updates in the project  in last week we doing a great upgrades :

The entry level mechanical GoPro gimbal is ready , in the video you can see the first test, It's very simple to balance the camera to obtain better result.

The VR Gimbal is ready for developer we put…


Added by Roberto Navoni on May 28, 2013 at 11:06pm — No Comments

VR Copter X6+ VR Direct Drive Gimbal is coming ... the first fly ...


Dear Friends, 

a new member of our VR Gimbal Test Team, start to test a VR Copter Fly Cam configuration. This is his hexacopter, used for shooting this video :



The Hexa…


Added by Roberto Navoni on May 22, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Mechanical Hands From A MakerBot: The Magic Of Robohand (From Makerbot blog news)


When Richard Van As, a master carpenter in Johannesburg, South Africa, decided to make a set of mechanical fingers, it wasn’t just for fun. He’d lost four of the fingers on his right hand in an unfortunate work accident. For a tradesman like Rich, having a disabled hand is a big professional detriment,…


Added by Roberto Navoni on May 18, 2013 at 11:33pm — No Comments

VR GIMBAL ( Board Control and IMU ): We are ready for developer.



Dear Friends,

after one week of work to first sample of electronics , we are ready with workspace…


Added by Roberto Navoni on May 18, 2013 at 1:30am — 12 Comments

How I turned my Futaba T10 radio into a pro level telemetry radio

Earlier my plan was to mount my Galaxy Nexus 7» tablet on my radio, but I decided that the Nexus7 is too large and heavy for this.

Therefore, I decided to use my Samsun Galaxy S III phone in this project. I have used the same type of back cover so it is simple to add/remove the phone on the radio.

On the back of the Galaxy S III back cover, I have…


Added by Oyvind Amundsen on May 11, 2013 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

After 4 months of Hard Work the VR Copter Frame is here on my table :) We need help for going in production.

Dear Friends,

after 4 months of hard work the first Virtualrobotix RTF frame is ready , we received first two sample yesterday . We are very happy to this result .

We start some month ago presenting some design concept.…


Added by Roberto Navoni on May 10, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Testing my quad using VRBRAIN + LEA-6 GPS

After a long time with wind, rain and snow, the weather turned in my favor, so I was able to test my frame using my great VRBRAIN + LEA-6 GPS.

The quad feels very responsive and stable (using the latest firmware). Tested standard mode, simple mode, alt hold, loiter and auto land – all without any problems.

Did not have…


Added by Oyvind Amundsen on May 8, 2013 at 12:00pm — 5 Comments

We are happy to present the first flight of VR Plane .

After 4 months of work we finish to port AP_HAL library to VR Brain.

so now we are ready for test Arduplane on VRBrain and see our VR Plane fligh in the sky :)

In this video you can see only first test that we doing last week.

Our configuration are :

  • VR Brain 4.0 
  • Mediatek…

Added by Roberto Navoni on May 1, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments

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