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Assembling and Parameters Setup for DJI NAZA-F450 Quadcopter

Assembling and Parameters Setup for DJI NAZA-F450 with FUTABA T10J Transmitter and R3008SB Receiver. Download Manual

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Setting up an Android Development Environment in Windows with Eclipse

WARNING: In the above video, the cursor is recorded in a slightly offset position, so sometimes it may look like I am selecting a 32 bit install instead of a 64 bit install. In any case, always select the download that matches your computer. Here we will show you how to setup Eclipse for Android […]

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Networked Android Sensor Data

Background SensorEvents are the fundamental objects in the Android Sensor API for transmitting sensor data from the IMU to your application, whether they be accelerometer measurements (TYPE_ACCELEROMETER), gyroscope measurements (TYPE_GYROSCOPE), or some other sensor measurements. However, if you plan to use SensorEvents in a networked application, you will find that SensorEvents quickly turn out to […]

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Compressing and decompressing multiple input arguments in Matlab/Octave

Many functions in Matlab/Octave (particularly integration and optimization functions), are designed to accept function handles that only take a single vector input, that is, function handles of the form g(x). Hence anytime you want to use a function with multiple input arguments, such as you need to write custom boilerplate code to make it work. […]

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A smart Android splash screen for grabbing permissions

Before Android 6.0, app permissions were relatively easy to handle… A user had to grant permissions during installation, or else an app could not be installed. However, starting in Android 6.0, a user can either deny specific app permissions during installation, or revoke them after install. Although this is useful from a user’s point of […]

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