About & Pics

Description

Use this app with your 3DR Solo to get extra features.

* The Smart Shots you know, plus a bunch of other ones:

- Orbit
- Selfie
- Cable Cam
- Zipline
- Follow/Me (normal, uses device GPS)
- Follow/Remote (follows one or more remote devices running Solex Target)
- Follow/Record (follows a pre-recorded track)
- Follow/Optical (Follows an object using machine vision. Yes, really!)
- HDR (EV-bracketed photos)
- Pano

* Auto-fly to the start of cable cams and recorded flights
* Move cable cams between locations
* Geofences: Keep your Solo within a confined area to fly safely.
* Time-lapse: Capture photos automatically at intervals, stitch into time-lapse video
* Flight Profiles: Customize vehicle settings for "creep mode", sport flying, etc.
* Find your copter if it goes down in an unknown location
* Home Pointer: Points the way home to make navigation back to launch easy
* Fighter-jet style HUD view
* Return To Me: Have Solo track your location as you move around, and fly to you on RTL.
* Distance Fence: Avoid flyaways with Max Distance.
* Widgets:
- Pitch/Roll
- Vibration
- EKF
* Change LED colors on the Solo
* Save location/heading/altitude and fly back to it automatically later
* Track battery and motor age and health for multiple vehicles
* Execute remote commands on your Solo
* Sharing: Share Cable Cams, Geofences, recorded flight tracks, etc with others.
* Set your own custom movies on the startup screen
* Missions:
- Spline Points
- Surveys
- ROIs
- Associate actions with waypoints for totally repeatable shots

 $29.99 in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Aug 21, 2016 (over 2 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 12 days, on average.

Dec 31
2018
(Current)
Version 1.8.3

. Small fix for map polygon color
. Fix crash on connect

Dec 30
2018
Version 1.8.2

. Fix for Android 8+ notifications

Nov 09
2018
Version 1.8.0

. Complete internal restructuring
. High-altitude option for waypoints
. Small camera view update
. Improved mission location search
. Improved vehicle type detection
. Fixed the app icon. :-)

Oct 13
2018
Version 1.7.8

. Crash fix for Throttle Failsafe on 3.6+
. Slight update in Missions layer panel

Sep 29
2018
Version 1.7.7

. Video Path Logs
. Fix guided-mode marker
. CSV Mission Import

Sep 09
2018
Version 1.7.6

. UI updates in the Flight Screen
. Default connection type
. Survey Detail info

Aug 18
2018
Version 1.7.5

. Small flight screen updates
. Tap To Fly setting
. Show Mission Details
. Fix mission speed issue
. Elevations query-limit message
. New Flight Profiles
. Android Pie updates

Jul 27
2018
Version 1.7.4

. Speed display update
. Mission upload improvements
. Vehicle Settings bug fix
. Mission Editor: Show area
. Param install error message fix
. Altitude fix for 3.6+
. Small performance updates, fxies

Jun 14
2018
Version 1.7.3

. DM Decimal location format
. Plane Support
. Mission Vehicle Type support
. Parameter Editor!
. Low-level configuration properties

May 25
2018
Version 1.7.2

. Stop Application button
. TX Country default
. Copter-3.6, Rover-3.3 updates
. Grid mission item
. Tap Points crash fix
. SDK Upgrades

Apr 21
2018
Version 1.7.1

. Survey Polygon mode
. Survey Elevations
. DroneKit connection fix
. "Save this Location"
. Convert to Survey
. RTK naming fix
. Solo TX Country setting
. Follow/Me fix
. Parameter updates
. A few crash fixes

Mar 23
2018
Version 1.7.0

. App-level connection
. Terrain Following in missions
. RTK Fix Type names fix
. Fix a few crashes

Feb 18
2018
Version 1.6.9

. Fixed some crashes in geotagging
. Watts display for battery
. "Clear Missions First" option

Jan 27
2018
Version 1.6.8

. Missions: Wall Scan
. Mission Editor updates
. Default Vehicle Kind setting
. Servo/relay UI update
. Yaw export in missions
. AP version parsing fix
. Flight Log recording at 2 and 1 second
. Mission export: Path optimization
. KML Export updates
. Small Simple Follow improvement

Jan 12
2018
Version 1.6.7

. Geotag directly from SD Card
. Simple Follow!
. Minor UI updates
. Yaw rate adjustment for Solo
. Mission Editor small updates
. New Rover settings

Dec 28
2017
Version 1.6.6

. Aion R1 Rover Support
. Smarter Vehicle Types
. Mission Download from Vehicle
. Vehicle Type update
. A few crash fixes

Dec 18
2017
Version 1.6.5

. Small Mission editor updates
. Mission camera-select fix
. Connection fixes

Dec 08
2017
Version 1.6.4

. USB/RFD900 connection support
. Update for non-streaming vehicles
. Small fixes

Dec 02
2017
Version 1.6.3

. Multiple vehicle support
. Log List fix
. Various crash fixes

Nov 18
2017
Version 1.6.2

. Mavlink Message view
. Run Motors shutdown on disconnect
. Performance improvements
. Mavlink Shutter fix
. Small-device layout fixes
. Doc links fix

Nov 03
2017
Version 1.6.1

. Battery Drain fix for black cubes
. Small mode switch fix
. Mavlink shutter command
. Run Motors speed control
. GPS2 support
. New APM modes
. Poly Fence fix

Oct 20
2017
Version 1.6.0

. Cardboard Headset support
. Photo/Video toggle
. Mission camera settings fix
. "Run Motors" fix
. Flight Profiles fix

Oct 06
2017
Version 1.5.9

. Photo Track Export
. "Battery Drain" option
. Poly fence update
. Geofence editor update
. AP Features table
. Controller Mode 3 fix

Sep 23
2017
Version 1.5.8

. Polygon fence for green cubes!
. More button-mapped modes
. Better flight locations
. Image import bug fix
. Controller units and mode
. Various bug fixes

Sep 08
2017
Version 1.5.7

. Small image import improvement
. Guidance UI popup fix
. "ready to arm" message fix
. Smart Shot end handling
. Firmware update improvements

Sep 01
2017
Version 1.5.6

. Geotagging!
. Improved Inception shot
. Better pre-arm error messages

Aug 20
2017
Version 1.5.5

. Boat Mode setting
. Improved Green-Cube detection
. Some bug fixes

Aug 15
2017
Version 1.5.4

. Tower Scan mission item
. Selfie Fix!
. Small firmware update scripts fix
. Multi-device Update support
. Screen Flip option

Jul 30
2017
Version 1.5.3

Battery cell voltages/temperature

Jul 28
2017
Version 1.5.1

. Dataflash Log downloads
. Flight Log Export
. Mission Structure Scan
. Fix motor test motor numbers
. Small fix for mission speed in Vehicle Settings

Jul 15
2017
Version 1.5.0

. DroneKit SYSID_THISMAV crash fix
. Fix Inception issue
(previous)
. Inception
. EPM Gripper Action
. IMU Calibration
. Compass Calibration
. Individual Motor Test
. Minor bug fixes

Jul 14
2017
Version 1.4.9

. Inception
. EPM Gripper Action
. IMU Calibration
. Compass Calibration
. Individual Motor Test
. Minor bug fixes

Jun 29
2017
Version 1.4.8

. Smarter about reconnects in flight
. Fix waypoint actions
. New flight stats:
- Top Speed
- Highest Altitude
- Farthest distance
- Longest flight
. Camera Trigger Action
. Camera Mode Action
. Fix Geofences layer
. Mission import/export
. Ground alt offset Slider

Jun 16
2017
Version 1.4.7

. Sliders for Servos
. Fix for stuck prompt when skipping to a mission item
. Fix for HDR and Pano shots while recording
. Only auto-start recording when in video mode
. Custom IP/port for Solo connection
. Ensure Pano/HDR take photos, not video
. Default polygon for converted Survey items
. Speed attribute for Survey items
. Fix for param updates
. Prevent drawing certain waypoint types
. Guidance UI tweak/fix
. End TapToFly at target location

Jun 04
2017
Version 1.4.6

. "Reset Params" confirmation
. Remove "Reboot vehicle" button
. Fixed an error when closing Flight screen
. Attach a slider to a Remote Command
. "Save Mission As" capability

May 30
2017
Version 1.4.5

. Firmware update updates: Smarter, safer, more stuff
Previous:
. Minor fix to Sharing UI
. Minor fix to Follow/Optical start
. Fix top bar crowding on small devices
. Fix control palette scrolling
. Firmware updates for Green-cube Solos
. Fix some "Android Vitals" reports
. Fix TapFly speed adjustment
. Small Mission editor updates

May 27
2017
Version 1.4.4

. Minor fix to Sharing UI
. Minor fix to Follow/Optical start
. Fix top bar crowding on small devices
. Fix control palette scrolling
. Firmware updates for Green-cube Solos
. Fix some "Android Vitals" reports
. Fix TapFly speed adjustment
. Small Mission editor updates

May 13
2017
Version 1.4.3

. Dynamic ROI in Missions
. Increase max circle radius on missions
. Fix missing "Missions Doc" button
. Mission DoJump command: Create looping missions!
. Mission YawCondition command: Point a specific direction on a mission
. Mission SetRelay command
. Fixed bug in battery stats
. Fixed "Spinning HDR shot" issue
. Minor layout fixes
. Fix for crash in Surveys

May 05
2017
Version 1.4.1

. Surveys!
. Survey camera settings with custom camera support
. WP_YAW_BEHAVIOR setting
. Mission layer list performance
. Battery ID on Green-Cube Solos
. FlyMeThere and TapToFly update for Green-Cube Solos
. Fixed bug in battery stats/total flights

Apr 22
2017
Version 1.4.0

. Undo drawn waypoints as a group
. Multi-select items in a mission
. Draw curves on spline paths
. Fixed a crash in "draw items"
. Resume mission after pause
. Show copter on mission editor

Apr 16
2017
Version 1.3.9

. Draw a mission
. Fix copter marker on the map
. ROI Altitude attribute
. Fix "can't remove speed" in mission editor
. "Send mission" progress indicator
. Throttle Failsafe setting
. Display mission time/average speed
. Rename/Delete Cable Cams
. Couple of small UI updates

Apr 10
2017
Version 1.3.8

. Fixed a couple of IAB-related crashes
. Fixed mission speed
. Fixed "drag to re-order" in Mission Editor

Apr 09
2017
Version 1.3.7

Missions!

Mar 30
2017
Version 1.3.6

. Fix for an issue with overwriting saved parameters

Mar 10
2017
Version 1.3.4

New in this version:
. Preflight Checklist
. EKF widget
. Autopilot error handling
. Run commands on connect
. Flight Profile load/unload commands
. Fix overlay text on flight screen
. Update MPCC time display when slider is moved
. Fixed "Fly me there" weirdness
. DroneKit downgrade
Previous:
. Advanced Mode setting:
. Mode menu on flight screen
. Relay and Servo control
. Improved steering on TapToFly
. Updated DroneKit library

Feb 25
2017
Version 1.3.3

New in this version:
. Advanced Mode setting:
. Mode menu on flight screen
. Relay and Servo control
. Improved steering on TapToFly
. Fix camera button mode when recording
. Fix "Can't play video" error showing repeatedly on startup
. Record more battery stats (amperage, etc) in logs
. Updated DroneKit library
Previous:
. Tap Fly: Works different (better)
. Prevent "fly me there" with an active Geofence

Feb 12
2017
Version 1.3.2

New in this version:
. 2 quick bug fixes
Previous:
. Tap Fly: Works different (better)
. Prevent "fly me there" with an active Geofence
. Fixed "0.0 in" altitude displayed on Fly-me-there map labels
. Speed control on "Fly Me There"
. Fixed a few errors in "Fly me there"
. Fixed Pan options in flight Map
. Speed setting controls on the flight screen
. Tap Fly (map): Point to a map location and fly to it

Feb 11
2017
Version 1.3.1

New in this version:
. Tap Fly: Works different (better)
. Prevent "fly me there" with an active Geofence
. Fixed "0.0 in" altitude displayed on Fly-me-there map labels
. Speed control on "Fly Me There"
. Fixed a few errors in "Fly me there"
. Fixed Pan options in flight Map
Previous:
. Speed setting controls on the flight screen
. Tap Fly (map): Point to a map location and fly to it
. Tap Fly (video): Long-press a location on the video screen and fly to it

Feb 02
2017
Version 1.3.0

New in this version:
. Speed setting controls on the flight screen
. Tap Fly (map): Point to a map location and fly to it
. Tap Fly (video): Long-press a location on the video screen and fly to it
. Default viewing angles
Previous:
. Fix for crash when geocoding new Flying Locations
. Maps!
. MPCC layout fix
. Adjustable max Guidance distance
. Heading on home pointer

Jan 03
2017
Version 1.2.9

New in this version:
. Fix for crash when geocoding new Flying Locations
Previous:
. Maps!
. MPCC layout fix
. Adjustable max Guidance distance
. Heading on home pointer
. Tweaks to the camera controls, code cleanup
. Refactor video stream UI
. MGRS location format
. A few bug fixes

Dec 30
2016
Version 1.2.8

New in this version:
. Map View on the flight screen
. Flying Locations storage
Previous:
. MPCC layout fix
. Adjustable max Guidance distance
. Heading on home pointer
. Tweaks to the camera controls, code cleanup
. Refactor video stream UI
. MGRS location format
. A few bug fixes

Dec 17
2016
Version 1.2.6

New in this version:
. MPCC layout fix
. Adjustable max Guidance distance
. Heading on home pointer
Previous:
. Tweaks to the camera controls, code cleanup
. Refactor video stream UI
. MGRS location format
. A few bug fixes
. Auto-start recording on arm
. Spoken recording status

Dec 09
2016
Version 1.2.5

New in this version:
. Tweaks to the camera controls, code cleanup
. Refactor video stream UI
. MGRS location format
. A few bug fixes
. Auto-start recording on arm
. Spoken recording status
Previous:
. Movable Cable Cam
. Flight Profiles params display
. Fix "Delete Remote Command" bug
. Fix commands being disabled on menu
. Geofence address search
. Timelapse/timed photos

Dec 02
2016
Version 1.2.4

New in this version:
. Movable Cable Cam
. Flight Profiles params display
. Fix "Delete Remote Command" bug
. Fix commands being disabled on menu
. Geofence address search
. Timelapse/timed photos
Previous:
. Remote Commands!
. Spoken Recording status
. Remember Camera mode
. Small camera UI updates
. Follow/Optical: Better, smarter, faster
. Quick Shot Launch option
. Added the ability to delete vehicles/batteries

Nov 25
2016
Version 1.2.3

New in this version:
. Remote Commands!
. Spoken Recording status
. Remember Camera mode
. Small camera UI updates
Previous:
. Follow/Optical: Better, smarter, faster
. Quick Shot Launch option
. Added the ability to delete vehicles/batteries
. Geofence delete option
. Fix a few minor bugs
. Fix for battery-change crash on some devices

Nov 18
2016
Version 1.2.2

New in this version:
. Follow/Optical: Better, smarter, faster
. Quick Shot Launch option
. Added the ability to delete vehicles/batteries
. Geofence delete option
. Fix a few minor bugs
. Fix for battery-change crash on some devices
Previous
. Flight Profiles!
. Battery stats
. Moved high message traffic warning
. HUD color palette update (auto-hide)

Nov 11
2016
Version 1.2.1

New in this version:
Documentation update(oops!)
. Optical Follow
. Max-altitude fix
. Vehicle settings menu fix
Previous
. Flight Profiles!
. Battery stats
. Moved high message traffic warning
. HUD color palette update (auto-hide)

Nov 11
2016
Version 1.2.0

New in this version:
. Optical Follow
. Max-altitude fix
. Vehicle settings menu fix
Previous
. Flight Profiles!
. Battery stats
. Moved high message traffic warning
. HUD color palette update (auto-hide)

Nov 06
2016
Version 1.1.9

New in this version:
. Fix multiple vehicles with the same SSID
. Fix crash in Start screen
. Remove unneeded 6.0 write-permission setting
Previous
. Flight Profiles!
. Battery stats
. Moved high message traffic warning
. HUD color palette update (auto-hide)

Nov 04
2016
Version 1.1.8

New in this version:
. Flight Profiles!
. Battery stats
. Moved high message traffic warning
. HUD color palette update (auto-hide)
Previous:
. Vehicle/motor stats
. Multi-vehicle support
. External storage option
. Fix HDR shot switching to video mode
. "Rule of Thirds" camera grid
. Fix picture viewer in Flight Log
. HDR Shot improvements

Oct 28
2016
Version 1.1.7

New in this version:
. Vehicle/motor stats
. Multi-vehicle support
. External storage option
. Fix HDR shot switching to video mode
. "Rule of Thirds" camera grid
. Fix picture viewer in Flight Log
. HDR Shot improvements
Previous:
. Settings-write prompt for Android 6.0
. Fix reset bug in HDR Photo
. Fixed performance issue with video on Samsung
. Vehicle Settings sliders updates
. Various crash fixes

Oct 16
2016
Version 1.1.6

New in this version:
. Settings-write prompt for Android 6.0
. Fix reset bug in HDR Photo
. Fixed performance issue with video on Samsung
. Vehicle Settings sliders updates
. Various crash fixes
. HDR Photo Shot!
. New Spot Mode/ROI
. Fullscreen/immersive flight screen
. Gimbal angle display on flight screen
. Restore heading/gimbal angle on "Fly to point"

Oct 14
2016
Version 1.1.5

New in this version:
. HDR Photo Shot!
. New Spot Mode/ROI
. Fullscreen/immersive flight screen
. Gimbal angle display on flight screen
. Restore heading/gimbal angle on "Fly to point"
. Fix Max Distance setting
. Fix a crash in the Geofence screen
. Fix missing Hero3+Black frame rates
. Fix for Moto X Pure/6.0 (fingers crossed)

Oct 08
2016
Version 1.1.4

New in this version:
. Tap to save location
. Fly to location on map
. Basic flight log
. Basic flight stats
. Now a bit smarter about network state
. Correct the "Aviation" LED label
. HUD units update
. Spoken flight status
. Fix vehicle settings param loading
. PAL camera settings fixes

Oct 02
2016
Version 1.1.3

New in this version:
. Small Unit display update
. UTM coordinate format option
. Startup crash fixes on Shield and Moto G
. Full-screen mode
. Basic on-screen HUD
. Tlog save and share
. Spot Mode for GPS overlay
. Fix crash in app settings
. Fix error with Solo app trying to load Solex library

Sep 30
2016
Version 1.1.2

New in this version:
. Full-screen mode
. Basic on-screen HUD
. Tlog save and share
. Spot Mode for GPS overlay
. Fix crash in app settings
. Fix error with Solo app trying to load Solex library

Sep 24
2016
Version 1.1.1

New in this version:
. Follow/Me: Normal Follow-me
. Kill Switch
. Show GPS location on overlay
. LED controls
. Fixed bogus "3DR Services" notification
. Fix an occasional crash on NVidia tablets
. Fix Tower/Solex cross-binding issue

Sep 20
2016
Version 1.1.0

New in this version:
. Pano Shot!
. View-Angle Calibration: Now less annoying :-)
. Bug fix for locations in non-US locales
. Minor improvements to TTS
. Fix a crash in GoPro settings

Sep 16
2016
Version 1.0.9

New in this version:
. Fix for multi-dex issue on 4.4 devices
. Updates to Follow/Remote (target options)
. Permissions-related issue on Moto X Pure
. Make it easier to use multiple Solos

Sep 15
2016
Version 1.0.8

New in this version:
. Updates to Follow/Remote (target options)
. Permissions-related issue on Moto X Pure
. Make it easier to use multiple Solos

Sep 11
2016
Version 1.0.7

New in this version:
. Follow/Remote: Coolest follow mode ever!
. Share Solex documentation to others
. Fixed current-draw display (Thanks Stephan)
. Fixed sizing on viewing-angle calibration screen
. Some UI cleanup.
. Made Geofences easier to activate.
. Fixed GoPro settings.
. Fixed "Record during Shots".
. Camera Grid: Now with more lines. :-)

Aug 31
2016
Version 1.0.6

New in this version:
. Burst mode support
. Display battery current draw
. Fix the doc regarding custom movie locations
. Small tweaks to RTL altitude and other settings
. Fixed View Angle calibration screen layouts
. Geofence maps should now load on a 4G-equipped device
when on Solo's wifi.

Aug 24
2016
Version 1.0.5

New in this version
. EV Comp control
. Record-button fix: Start/stop recording during a shot
with the button
. Fix some GoPro settings (EVComp, photo resolutions)
. Minor doc updates
. Hide the Fence selector when camera settings are displayed
. Bumped fence margin to 3m to reduce "sticking" on a fence edge
. Fix camera mode selector (paddle does the right thing)
. Fix button mapping text on the controller
S/O to Joseph Paulin and others for feedback

Aug 21
2016
Version 1.0.4

Some minor updates:
. Fixed Share UI (less clutter)
. Photo Grid
. Minor updates to Selfie
. Improve phone UI (should be less crowded)

Previous 3 versions
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Total Ratings

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6
4
0
3
1
2
0
1
0
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Total Ratings

5
380
4
21
3
8
2
7
1
9