1.25.2008

  • Announcements
    • Milk and Cookies
      • 2.1.2008 - Eugene
      • 2.8.2008 - Greg
      • 2.15.2008 - Andrew
  • Project Updates
    • Autonomous Recharging
      • Phantom bug on XBee dongle
      • Battery Level priorization
        • Battery voltage different when charging
        • Need interaction with Charging board
    • I2C
      • Hangs, KWoo is on it
    • Charging Station
      • Hardware?
        • CAD model for recessed design
      • Layout?
    • BOM 1.5
      • Serial shift works
      • Driver?
    • Encoders
      • SPI Module?
        • Master to Slave works
        • Vice versa doesn't
      • Needs soldering
    • ColoNet
    • ColoNet GUI
      • Compiles in Linux
      • Overhead camera is back
    • RBOM
      • Delayed till Late March
    • Object Tracking
      • Idea Briefings - 3 minutes to present, 3 minutes for questions
        • 6 minutes * 7 ideas
      • Tri-Color LED + Photoresistor - $2 - Prototype
      • 3 Photo + White LED - $2 - Prototype
      • RFID - $40 - More Research
      • High Intensity Light - $10 - Find LEDs
      • IR ID - $3
      • X IR Beacon - $3, $50
      • X BOM on Object - $100
      • X Voltage ID - $3
      • X CPS - $640
      • Magnetic - $5 - needs EMI study
      • What design should we pursue?
  • Austin presents new charging station design
    • Brainstorming session on Monday for communication infrastructure
  • Discussion Items
    • Trac
      • Did everyone get a username?
      • Ticket system