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New VR Gimbal 4 is coming New Hardware design and a lot of new feature: STM32F4, Nuttx , SD Card , Mavlink support , imu and potentiometer managment.

Dear Friend ,

after a lot of month to work and 1 year of experience on VR Gimbal firmware now we are at release 1.20 I'm very happy to present a new revision of product. 

VR micro Gimbal 4.0

In the video you can see the early preview of new product . VR micro Gimbal 4 derived from Brain 5 platform , it's based on Nuttx 7 O.S. support SD card for real…


Added by Roberto Navoni on October 23, 2014 at 11:14pm — No Comments

Some Update about VR Micro Brain and VRX3XX frame: a fully automatic advanced follow me, time of flight 27 min and weigth less 1kg

With VR Micro Brain 5 is possible to develop very light fully autonomous drones , in last months i developed different kind of prototype the main targets was :

- Very light platform only 439 gr.

- With support of micro brushless…


Added by Roberto Navoni on October 12, 2014 at 1:05am — No Comments

VR ESC 2.0 Tech Preview

Hello everyone,

after some years of absence from the portfolio of the esc VR, I present the new design.

We made choices very conservative to have 27 and 50 amp ESC from 4s to 6s ... we are doing tests and validations necessary because this is a very delicate component.

Here are the first photos and video of the first test.…


Added by Roberto Navoni on September 26, 2014 at 11:12pm — 1 Comment

The IMU drone in Connected Rider: telemetry system for Motocross by Red Bull

Now that Tony Cairoli can fully enjoy about the newly conquered eighth world title in Motocross, Red Bull can reveal some details that have contributed to the success. Here's one: about a year ago, the team of the hugely popular energy drink has involved our Team to create a…

Added by Roberto Navoni on September 13, 2014 at 12:00am — 2 Comments

Beer drones are back, this time with Google Glass

CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. -- We still don't have hoverboards or flying cars, but in the glorious future we live in today, we do have flying robots that…


Added by Roberto Navoni on September 10, 2014 at 7:03am — No Comments

[HOW TO] Connect SD card on VRB 4.5 for full nutt-x operations

After the latest firmware release, vrb supports RtOS for operation.

A neat feature is the advanced and quasi-unlimited logging capabilities. The logs will be written after each flight session and they are stored on SdCard.

on Vrb 5.0 the microsd adapter is on board,…


Added by Michele Branchini on September 9, 2014 at 11:30pm — 5 Comments

VR micro Brain 5: The micro drone invasion began. Totally autonomous (VR Leash and integrated telemetry) , lightweight <1kg , reliable, equipped with VR micro gimbal and full HD camera.

Follow different frame and drone configuration : Quad , Hexa , Okto and Plane . The VR Lab Team and member of Virtualrobotix community test all this…


Added by Roberto Navoni on August 24, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

VR Brain 5.0 : After some months of waiting the new standard release of Virtualrobotix autopilot is available on the market.

After the VR micro Brain 5 we finally present you the VRBrain 5.

We had to work a lot on the operating system, new drivers and all the infrastructure to support the mission planner firmware repository, this is why it took so long to release the board.

Today the board is available on the…


Added by Roberto Navoni on August 13, 2014 at 9:00am — 5 Comments

Upload myFirmware with Missionplanner to VRuBrain5.1

Guten Tag.
My eniviroment to avoid requests.
Hardware:Gigabyte i7, 16GB Ram, a lot of HD's
OS Windows7_x64, Kubuntu 10.04
Relevante Software:
                Arduino 1.03, 1.5
                Visual Studio's
                Atmel Studio 6.2…

Added by Günther Pleschutznig on July 16, 2014 at 7:46pm — 4 Comments

The new plug and play VRX GPS NEO-M8 with HMC5983 available for pre-order

Dear Friends,

I'm very happy to present the result of latest VirtualRobotix's development: the new VRX GPS NEO-M8 .

I'ts the first Virtualrobotix's Multi Constellation GPS (GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS and SBAS),  engine, using Ublox NEO-M8…


Added by Roberto Navoni on July 11, 2014 at 6:30pm — 7 Comments

VR Brain Micro 5.0 : VRX Personal Fly Robot SDK the perfect fly platform for test all the feature of new VRBrain. The firwmare is tested and we are ready to start to ship the first boards next week.

In this video you can see the first fly review of VRBrain micro 5.0 

In this test you can see the great quality of new magnetometer and gps . Emile doing an automatic fly . Set by VR Pad Station 3 waypoint , the last is an RTL . The drone take…


Added by Roberto Navoni on June 7, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

VR PAD Station 2.0.5 for Pad and Smartphone support APM , PIXHAWK , VRBRAIN . Now available no flight zone option we add the airport location on navigation map.

In this video is possible to see the position of main airport in the silicon valley with 4 miles of buffer around the position of airport. Our idea is to activate an a default automatic function that when the user try to fly in that area activate immediatly a landing failsafe…


Added by Roberto Navoni on June 7, 2014 at 12:00am — No Comments

VR micro Brain 5 firmware is ready!!! Now is possible to upload the firmware and different frame configuration by Mission Planner : Multicopter , Plane or Rover

Dear Friends,

02 / 06 / 2014 

After one month of work the stable firmware for VRBrain micro…


Added by Roberto Navoni on June 3, 2014 at 1:00am — 1 Comment

VR PAD Station 2.0.3 available for beta testing on APM , PIXHAWK and VRBRAIN now support android smartphone.

At Google Community Group for manage the beta testing of VR Pad Station continue to join new member  this is the link :

This is the official Virtual Robotix Discussion group about VR PAD Station 2.0.3 :…


Added by Roberto Navoni on May 26, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Virtualrobotix Electronic boards Roadmap : VR Brain standard and Micro rev 5 ,VR GPS AND VR Link the advanced telemetry kit.

Dear Friends,

in last month of this year our team work a lot on new electronic boards :

  • VR Micro Brain 5
  • VR Brain 5
  • VR GPS Ublox LEA6.
  • VR Telemetry Module.

Our products have the feature of being based on the original design and not be mere…


Added by Roberto Navoni on May 25, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

MiniQuad where i Plan to combine carbon tubes and 3d printed parts

I have been working on a new miniquad project where I did plan to use VRBrain controller, but now I must redesign it for the new VR Micro Brain :-)

I plan to use:

- 16mm carbon tubes (so I can mount ESC inside the tubes)

- 20A Slim Afro ESC

- SunnySky 2204s 2300Kv motors

- HQ Prop 6x3 Carbon Composit Props (some info on the motor/prop combo)

- VR Micro Brain :-)  + GPS +…


Added by Oyvind Amundsen on April 25, 2014 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

APM SITL , Lasernavigator 3D and VR PAD Station 2.0.1last update , how learn advanced functionality of your drone in a safe enviroment

This is a preview of VR Pad Station 2.0.1 enviroment that we use for develop VR Pad Station and check the  VRBrain APM Copter and Plane customization before to real flight .

Here you can found the procedure for join Google Group community  and download VR Pad Station for alfa testing  :…


Added by Roberto Navoni on April 6, 2014 at 12:04pm — No Comments

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