Feature highlights

  • Our mindset is based on decade long world-leading drone swarm research plus drone show and industrial fleet-level services since 2015

  • We only sell software that we test and use actively ourselves

  • Skybrush Suite should provide full-cycle automation for drone shows and drone swarm missions from design to execution and beyond

  • Platform-independent modular design - Linux, macOS, Windows 10 and cloud/browser based versions available

  • Multiple device types supported: desktops, laptops, touch screens, mobile devices

  • Server-client architecture for flexible support of customer needs

  • Integrated or standalone (dedicated HW) Skybrush Server acts as a meta layer between multiple drone types, HW accessories (RTK base station, wifi router, MTC etc.) and Skybrush Live

  • Multiple clients available with user-level rights, authentication and shared responsibilities in large shows

Drone compatibility
  • Latest stable ArduCopter codebase with dedicated show flight mode

  • Compatible with most of the show drones built on autopilots of the Pixhawk/MAVLink family

  • Crazyflie and LuminuousBee support for indoor drone shows

  • DJI Matrice series support for non-show applications on request

  • CollMot’s FlockCtrl support for onboard swarm level intelligence (swarm-level path planning, onboard collision avoidance, fleet-level missions with collective intelligence)

  • Modular and clean structure enables simple integration of new drone types upon request

Event integration
  • MIDI Time Code support

  • Open Sound Control interface

  • Integrated clock tools for time synchronization

  • Easy drone show synchronization on event timing

  • Pyro management support

  • Clean GUI with mouse and touch screen support

  • Flexible layout with resizable and movable panels

  • Multi-window support with detachable panels for single or multiple displays

  • Dedicated panels for flawless mission management: 2D Map, 3D view, UAV list, Show control, Light control, Mission editor and many more

Dedicated drone show management features
  • Smart show control panel that guides you through the entire drone show workflow as an automated checklist

  • Simple configuration of show to fit venue

  • Automated mapping between show trajectories and drones

  • Integrated user-defined pre-flight checklists

  • Smart swarm-level geofence and integrated safety features

Dedicated mission management features
  • Dedicated mission editor panel that guides you through the entire mission workflow

  • Smart swarm-level geofence and integrated safety features

  • Real-time smart mission status monitoring

  • Plug-and-play installation for supported accessories (e.g., uBlox-based RTK base stations)

  • Automatic connection to Skybrush Server

  • Automatic connection recovery in case of failures

  • Integrated RTK client for your base station with self-surveying functionality

  • MIDI Time Code support with clock view and clock synchronization

  • Multiple redundant and independent communication hardware support

  • Individual and swarm level preflight check support

  • Automatic or manual geofence with easy setup parameters

  • Multiple (encrypted) communication channel support

  • Software + remote controller and software-only control modes are both supported

  • Multiple levels of drone show verification in Skybrush Studio and Skybrush Viewer

  • Individual and fleet-level control features (including intelligent return to home with drones that support that)

  • Operator can interrupt show any time with fleet-level Land / Return-to-home / Halt (kill switch) buttons

  • Safety fallback control using a secondary radio link and independent hardware through Skybrush Sidekick.