Obrador Visit at BCN Drone Center


Obrador BCN Drone Center

Dates: 18th March 2017
Organizer: Obrador & BCN Drone Center
The students from l'Obrador have visited today BCN Drone Center UAV test site to discover how drones can be used for civil applications and how are they designed. After seeing a live drone operation demo they have also experienced flight principles on their using kites!


Mapkite H2020 Project Final Testing


Mapkite final demo

Dates: 13th to 17th March 2017
Organizer: MapKITE
MapKITE project has successfully performed the last project testing and demonstrating, validating the concept of precise mapping and 3D reconstruction with a combination of drones and ground vehicles thanks to the use of BCN Drone Center facilities and more than 40 ground control points targets.


ETSEIAAT Workshop for Aerospace Students



Dates: 10th March 2017
Organizer: UPC ETSEIAAT and BCN Drone Center
UPC ETSEIAAT aerospace university students have come to the BCN Drone Center in order to perform a practical workshop about drone technology and its operation. They have also received a thermography master class by Apliter. This workshop has been done inside the Catalonia Smart Drones program.


Thermal Camera Testing by Apliter


Apliter BCN Drone Center

Dates: 10th March 2017
Organizer: Apliter
Apliter has come to BCN Drone Center to calibrate drone thermal cameras using the new high resolution FLIR TX1 sensor of 1024x768 pixels. This testing has been done inside the Catalonia Smart Drones program.


Computer Vision Center Drone Testing


BCN Drone Center Computer Vision Center CVC

Dates: 23rd February 2017
Organizer: Comptuer Vision Center
Researchers from the Computer Vision Center (CVC) have come today to perform metric calibration of an airborne thermal camera and do the maiden flight of a multirotor that will be used as a data acquisition testbed for computer vision drone applications. This testing has been done inside the Catalonia Smart Drones program.


Rokubun GNSS System Testing


BCN Drone Center Rokubun

Dates: 20th February 2017
Organizer: Rokubun
Rokubun has performed the maiden flight of his low cost high accuracy GNSS system using Atmos-7 BVLOS drone. Rokubun is developing his products inside ESA BIC Barcelona. These tests have been carried thanks to the agreement achieved between ESA and the Catalan Government to promote space technology in the Barcelona area.


CAN-SAT Testing by Vedruna School Students


BCN Drone Center Escola Vedruna

Dates: 3rd February 2017
Organizer: Vedruna School
A group of students of Vedruna school has come to the BCN Drone Center to test their CAN-SAT Systems. They have also visited the facilities to know more about drone Technology and have received some assessment from our engineering team. This testing has been done inside the Catalonia Smart Drones program.