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Acoustic Modems, Location, and Pingers

There has been interest expressed in Acoustic Modems and Location by a…


Posted by Bob Anderson on July 23, 2014 at 1:02pm

Pull Request Previews

In case you hadn't seen them, Brian A has been putting together awesome Pull Request Previews for all the new changes coming down the pipeline. You can see the full list of videos on our YouTube channel:

Posted by David Lang on July 22, 2014 at 9:13am — 1 Comment

Arctic Adventure!

Here's a local Canadian news report on OpenROVer Erika Bergman. She's taking part in an Arctic adventure that involves snorkling to Greenland from Canada. She's got two OpenROVs and is showing them to kids and interested folks throughout her trip. You can read more about her journey her:

Posted by David Lang on July 15, 2014 at 12:37pm

DIT (Do-It-Together) Exploration

Over the past few years, the most fun and educational aspect of developing OpenROV has been going on the various expeditions: Hall City Cave, Sea of Cortez, Searching for the SS Tahoe, etc. The expeditions (however makeshift they were/are) have been rallying points for feature development, bug-fixing and, most importantly, meeting new friends and collaborators. On each trip, we've widened the circle of friends that have taken part in this adventure. In fact, it's exactly that aspect - a number of people with diverse skills, backgrounds and interests coming together - that has made those trips a reality!

That's the main reason we've been developing OpenExplorer. We want to give everyone the opportunity to find others who want to join in the fun. Connecting people, tools, and interesting questions.

Here's an example:…


Posted by David Lang on July 8, 2014 at 11:24am


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