We've been working on some finishing touches to the software for OpenROV 2.5. There are a lot of things to get figured out (and we could use some help so please let us know if you're savvy with this sort of thing an are interested in helping), but in the mean time, I thought it would be good to post an image of the software so far. There are still some aspects of the software that could use improvement, but it is good enough to start playing with if you've just built an OpenROV 2.5. This…Continue
Posted on November 23, 2013 at 2:23am — 4 Comments
Now that a bunch of people are starting to complete their OpenROV builds, we can start comparing notes on how well they perform!
To start out, here's a simple way to test system lag with you're ROV (thanks to Bran Sorem who originally demonstrated a method similar to this) :
1. Boot up…Continue
Posted on November 20, 2013 at 4:17pm — 4 Comments
This afternoon, we had the pleasure of speaking with several classrooms across the country about OpenROV using Google+ Connected Classroom. It exciting to think of what possibilities lie ahead with technology like this which allows people in far away places to experience something new! …Continue
Posted on November 14, 2013 at 3:16pm — 2 Comments
We've just posted the Autodesk Inventor CAD files for OpenROV v2.5 on GitHub. Our hope is that by making these files available, people will not only be able to build the existing design from scratch, but also modify it to make it better or more useful for specific tasks. Please share your modifications with us- we'd love to see them!
You can find the newest files here:…
Posted on November 11, 2013 at 2:00am — 7 Comments