Drones and ROVs and Arduinos

A journey building drones and ROVs and other open hardware and Arduino based stuff

How to control a brushless motor through a ESC with Arduino

Electronic speed control (most commonly known as ESC) are nasty beasts: not from the controlling software point of view but for the way they need to be powered up, and … Continue reading

November 24, 2012 · 69 Comments

Makers Italy: the Italian Makers Faire

On my way back from the Node.js Conference, I stopped by at Makers Italy, the first Italian Makers Faire in the new expo area of Milano. There were a lot … Continue reading

November 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

How the OpenROV software works: my presentation at the Node.js Conference Italy

Today I had the honor and pleasure to present OpenROV at the Node.js Conference Italy: I presented how the OpenROV software works, especially focusing on the the Node.js part of … Continue reading

November 10, 2012 · 1 Comment