seaglider
seaglider


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ajawitz "Now that this project is taking on a life of its own, I figured it was time to give it, its own research note at- http://publiclab.org/notes/ajawit..." | Read more » about 9 years ago
ajawitz "I might have a temporary workaround for the control issue... At least until we can incorporate some kind of autonomous navigation... According t..." | Read more » about 9 years ago
ajawitz "UPDATE 6/29/15: I've managed to build most of the "buoyancy engine" with a large syringe, 3D printed parts, threaded drive bolts and metal "BBs"..." | Read more » about 9 years ago
liz "This is a great question about bulk ordering. @mathew can you comment on this? " | Read more » about 9 years ago
ajawitz "I just can't resist the temptation to build one myself! Even though the DIY version is probably useless in an ocean environment, it just looks so ..." | Read more » about 9 years ago
ajawitz "Dan's response in the accompanying thread to this note in the discussion forum gave me an idea about retrieving the Glider in an ocean/large lake e..." | Read more » about 9 years ago
ajawitz "i wonder if it really would make sense then to base the navigation controls off of a flight controller IMU like the one I've been (very slowly) dev..." | Read more » about 9 years ago
danbeavers "Probably just pressure would be sufficient. I am not certain but there is probably a constant relationship between pressure change rate and speed/..." | Read more » about 9 years ago
mathew "If flow/water speed and pressure/descent was being measured too then those measurements could be used to generate approximate locations between GPS..." | Read more » about 9 years ago
danbeavers "I reviewed the design and there is no port and starboard control. That could be accomplished by changing the center of gravity to the left or righ..." | Read more » about 9 years ago
ajawitz "In that case, perhaps a better question would be about using the sensor pod as a platform for RIFFLE or other Open Water tools? The only problem w..." | Read more » about 9 years ago
danbeavers "I believe it would be better to just store the data and use dead reckoning between fixes. That assumes you get GPS on each surfacing. " | Read more » about 9 years ago