ajawitz 21 research notes and 49 wiki edits | Joined over 5 years ago

Founder of Code for Maine and a Captain in the Code for America Brigade program since 2012.
Passionate about Civic Hacking and the Maker Movement. Advocate for better rural transit. Outreach liason with African immigrant/refugee communities.
Educator at U. of S.Maine and Harpswell Coastal Academy public middle school.





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"Updated 5/15- I added most recent changes to the section entitled "8Bit vs 32Bit?" Even if this page has been quiet for the past few months, I've..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
"Thanks for the tip! I have to say, designing the airfoil might've been my favorite part of the whole process! It'll be nice to be able to refine ..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
"Welcome Aboard @smathermather!!! I was just recommending OpenDroneMap to the @uaviators people, so I'm happy to see you set up a research note. ..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
"I've been using the Mobius Cam with both standard and Wide Angled Lens for KAP and soon UAV. I solved the lens distortion issue thanks to a workfl..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
"Update: I had a great conversation with Patrick from http://uaviators.org/ about developing this build for humanitarian applications! I look for..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
"OH I see Jeff Warren already beat me to the punch on the grassroots mapping forum- https://groups.google.com/forum/#!searchin/grassrootsmapping/uav..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
"Patrick Meier's iRevolution blog had some interesting posts on the use of low-cost UAVs in Grassroots Mapping and lists some similar efforts going ..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
"There have been a few discussions about whether or not one could use OpenCV for 3D Orthomosaic mapping, but beyond that I've yet to find any open s..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
"FYI- I've made edits to reflect some major updates in how this build is progressing! The design/build phase is finally complete, and while the bas..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
"This looks interesting- https://github.com/Kitware/maptk MAP-Tk is an open source C++ collection of libraries and tools for making measurements f..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"Thats good to know, and definitely something to keep an eye on. Still, my concern is not that the FAA will suddenly start requiring kite licenses ..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"I'm beginning to to wonder if I might've just opened up Pandora's Box when it comes to FAA regulations on "Unmanned Aerial Systems"... Even the FA..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"One of my research notes had a discussion about 3D Mapmaking in comment thread. I was asking if anyone had ever heard of using OpenCV for orthore..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"That said, it is an issue that warrants rigorous debate and I for one would really like to join in. I might not have time to set up a new thread f..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"Perhaps I should introduce the "quantity vs quality" debate to a dedicated post or forum. I'm still very much in active development on this build ..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"Who's talking about using a quad? And who said anything about a platform that can fly 50 times? If I fly anything more than 50 times theres a very..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
""Sometimes quantity has a quality all of its own"... " | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"Did anything ever come of this? I've been searching for open source UAV-mapping apps and I came across Palentier. Unfortunately, it doesn't look ..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"Just to be clear, I'm not suggesting in any way that anybody fly in restricted military areas. Quite to the contrary, I think airspace restriction..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"I wonder about Military/defense installations without aviation facilities? For example, according to the map anyone should be able to fly over the..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"Here's also an infographic published by the FAA- " | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"Yes, I conducted my own test by correcting values using both menus on two copies of a single photo and the photos came out identical. This is how t..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"Philgib- I tried using the GIMP+BIMP combination that you suggested and it seems relatively straightforward. The only problem is I have no way of..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"cfastie- Now that I'm back in the air, I definitely see what you're talking about with the lens distortion... My latest attempt- http://archive.pu..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago

ajawitz was awarded the Basic Barnstar by danbeavers for their work published in Aerial Mapping Drone for Under $60? .



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