Questions tagged [optical-sensor]

A type of sensor that uses light rather than sound to detect objects in proximity to a drone or model aircraft.

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Estimate position of a balloon attached to a quadcopter

I'm trying to measure/estimate the position of a balloon, for that I need the two angles shown in the picture below. enter image description here The idea is to place a helium filled balloon on a ...
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Optical sensors vs Ultrasonic sensors on a drone

Are there any performance differences between optical sensors and ultrasonic sensors? How do I make the right choice for my drone? I will be using them in a object detection system for collision ...