Weekly Recap – Post-Fall-Break Edition!

Competition Updates VRX dress rehearsal was submitted! The team has been working hard to make everything come together. Sub is working towards making a video for SAUVC. Sub intends to have a pool day in the near future, in the shallow pool. Boat will have its second design review...
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Weekly Recap – Binary Edition!

Development Updates Hardware team is working on designing a new boat. CAD models have been made, as well as initial calculations. GNC: State estimator is perfect. A* is integrated into the framework, but still needs improvement. The waypoint controller was improved. Electrical: 2 members are taking PCB training sessions....
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Weekly Recap – Super-Big Conference Room Edition!

Development Updates Perception team has been improving the classifier for VRX and is working on implementing an Intel RealSense camera for the AUV. GNC team implemented task 2 and are working on integrating planners and improving state estimation. A hydrophone R&D team is currently being assembled. Competitions Updates Sub...
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Weekly Recap – We Need More Chairs Edition!

Hello! It’s the second weekly recap. Perception is working on VRX Task 3. Integration of buoy location data is planned. GNC finished working on the pose controller. GNC is also improving state estimation, and working on a boat model and controller for VRX. Electrical is focusing on remapping the...
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RoboBoat 2019 Drone Retrospective

The Frankendrone from RoboBoat 2019 had a rough start and was not able to fly in competition. Eric was able to finally get it steady in the air before the end of the week of competition. Hardware must work before software can work properly. Takeaways: Software ArduPilot and PX4...
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Weekly Recap – First Edition!

Hello! This is the first installment of the Weekly Recap for GTMR. This week, we kicked off our first official development team meetings. We also launched this WordPress website. Perception is working towards classification of buoys for VRX, with plans for integration with dynamic modeling and SLAM. GNC installed...
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