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ENVI Programming the Parrot Airborne Mars Cargo Mini Drone with Tynker to Fly in Circle

With the purchase of the Parrot Airborne Mars Cargo Mini Drone I’ve begun to use Tynker to program the drone. Tynker uses a block based programming environment. When I showed this functionality in ENVI one of the members, Mike, got all excited and bought three. He has been pining away day by day for the […]

RoboSub 2017 – ENVI Team Qualifies Video

By the seat of our pants, the phrase by Henry. Oh yeah, that’s right we did it. At the last second we smoothly sailed straight through and under the video bridge. Watch this epic event… Preparation The Qualifier  

RoboSub2017 TRANSDEC View from Above Photos

You might’ve heard the phrase “Death from Above”, well these photos are TRANSDEC from above. Yeah, it’s not as cool but it’s a stunning view.

RoboSub 2017 – Saturday Morning – Oh the View

It’s 6 am  what can I say but stunning. The serene calm that only exists in the early morning is nothing more than simply amazing. The water is like glass and perfectly see through which means photo and video opportunity. The air is bit chilled but it helps create a zen-like environment. Only about half […]

RoboSub 2017 – Friday

We are finalizing the nine different channels and it’s looking good. We get one more test tomorrow to pass and we will likely complete it.

RoboSub 2017 – ROV2 Mini Pool Test – See it in action!

What can we say, except it looks like it is finally working!!! We’ve got one last shot possibly tomorrow to qualify for the semi-finals. Finger’s crossed…. For now, take a look at the last test of the day today. Forwards and backward Forward and Turn with reverse turn

RobSub 2017 – Nick Cantrell Talks about the ENVI RoboSub

If you’re like me and not too sure about what is going on inside the RoboSub but want to know then Nick Cantrell is your Natural Geographic Discovery Channel Premier on the ENVI robosub 2017. The frame is the off the shelf ROV2 by Blue Robotics. Watch now!

SDSU RoboSub Day 2 Street Size Test

Now I know it’s not ENVI, but SDSU agreed to collaborate with us thanks to Nick. The SDSU team agreed to let us add a few of our cameras onto their sub so we could get footage for the neural network (deep learning) system. Plus their sub looked really stunning.

RoboSub 2017 – The Team Day 2

I know it’s not much but I thought it would be a good idea to get a picture of the team members that showed up on Day 2. Jay Tachibana was there in the morning before the pictures were taken, but he was there. Reading from left to right: Ryan Jones, Nick Cantrell, Henry Goudett, […]