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Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by CryoEng, Apr 11, 2015.

  1. CryoEng

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    Had a neighbor come by looking for a missing puppy. I'm out in the desert, very sparsely populated.

    I mentioned having recently gotten a drone mounted camera and a willingness to look around for any evidence of what might have happened to the little buddy.

    Flew around, filming what I could. Absolutely useless, really. But made a positive impact with an average person who likely votes.

    Can't hurt to make those connections... Yes??

    Cheers!
     
  2. dirtdummy

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    That was very nice of you to do!
     
  3. RichWest

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    The subject title looked like a service for Phantom 2 flyers, in the aftermath of the Phantom 3 announcement.;)

    Unless your 30' or so off the deck and there's a reasonable contrast, very little can be detailed in my eyes while in real-time. I'd assume FPV goggles would improve abilities. Any of the recorded video would be a better source for detailing the search, after the fact however.

    Great effort either way!
     
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    Cool..... We need a ready to mount thermal camera on the cheap that can replace the camera on the gimbal with quick disconnect.
     
  5. Allezdada

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    I've done a few roof inspections for acquaintances - found locations of missing shingles for them.
     
  6. Mako79

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    Having a p3 with light bridge would help heaps.
     
  7. CryoEng

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    That would be very cool and potentially very useful!

    We've got to figure this out.

    Cheers!
     
  8. CryoEng

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    Yep. Hard to see much on the ground. Even out here, the vegetation covers pretty well.

    I gave her the video and she said it helped her rule out a few areas to check.

    Coyotes and rattlesnakes are pretty quick around here. I hate it, but I'm sure it was never a chance.

    But, she had a positive reaction to the drone.

    Cheers!
     
  9. CryoEng

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    Nice.

    I hate to fly over my place. Just shows how badly I need to do some work up there........

    Cheers!
     
  10. CryoEng

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    Thanks much. I definitely felt her pain, having gotten really attached to pets.

    The Phantom was the first thing that came to mind as a way to offer some support.

    Cheers!