Friday October 7, 2005
Updates

  • Software:
    • BOM works
  • Mechanical
    • Colony ][.0 robot on Firefly base
  • BOM
    • Work on AVR first
    • New BoM can come later
      • 1 month for AVR
  • Current controller board options:
    • cerebellum
    • firefly
    • gumstix
  • possibilities
    • finding distance with BoM
    • modulated IR - encode data in IR pulses
    • 2 groups:
      • continue last year's work
      • develop new sensor for relative position, bearing, and orientation
  • SWARM
    • look at website
  • potential SURG advisor:
    • Howie Choset
    • Illah N.
  • SURG
    • General
      • Felix, Iain, Liz, Eugene, Alex
    • BoM
      • Aaron, Ryan, Suresh, Kevin