Tag: Drone

  • 2024 Indoor Drone Competition is live!

    The DTRG Indoor Drone Competition is back for 2024! The Drone Technology Research Group welcomes Part I, II and III Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) students from the University of Auckland to come along to our information session in 405-222 on Monday 22 July at 12pm. For official competition rules and updates, head on over to […]

  • Summer Research Scholarships Complete

    We were lucky to have two great summer interns this year, working on various drone components which we may look to use going forward. Junwoo Park looked into the development of a gripper leg for drones, enabling them to land on branches when needed rather than hovering to maintain position. Ivan Hsu investigated the capability […]

  • Outdoors Flying

    Outdoors Flying

    As we near the end of the year, we took one of our regular flying meetings outdoors. We often hold these meetings in the lab as a means for the group to bond, while honing our flying skills via various objectives and obstacles. This time, with the sun shining, it was time for a change, […]

  • Two New Videos

    Two New Videos

    Two new videos have been added to the gallery, as part of the autonomous forestry sampling PhD research conducted by Tzu-Jui Lin, who successfully defended his PhD Thesis recently. These videos, filmed within the motion capture laboratory, highlight two parts of his work. One looks at following not only a desired trajectory, but also doing […]