Author Archives: wmclab

Ioannis Sarantopoulos

Ioannis Sarantopoulos studied Telecommunications in the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the University of Peloponnese. He received his Bachelor Degree in 2016, and he joined the WMCLab in October 2017. email: ioann.sarant@gmail.com

Study and implementation of a UAV assisted sensor subsystem

This thesis project deals with the study, design, development and operation of a telecommunications subsystem combining sensors and UAVs. The implementation is based on an Arduino microcontroller platform and it is equipped with sensors and transceivers. The purpose of the subsystem is the wireless collection and recording of measurements from ground-based sensors via a UAV.

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Analysis of LTE Network

Using Nemo Handy (embedded in the IRIS+ body) and the autopilot software of IRIS+, an analysis of Tripolis current LTE network at different altitudes above ground level can be performed. One of the first observations was that the number of LTE base stations available for serving is increased at higher altitudes, as a result the

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A visit to LUCAS

Last week, Michael visited the Loughborough University Centre for Autonomous Systems (LUCAS). He made a short presentation (pdf) of our group activities on UAV Telecommunication systems, and he was given a really interesting tour at the LUCAS Labs. Michael’s visit was funded by the ERASMUS+ program.