01.23.2009
  • Topics
    • Mapping Meeting
      • Justin is free Mon, Tues, Thurs nights
      • What works for you?
        • Monday @ 6:30pm this week
    • Colony Website - http://www.robotcolony.org
      • Currently redirects to main trac page
      • This is the colony page on the public site: http://www.roboticsclub.org/Colony
      • Can we port over the pages from the old public site to drupal? - Rich
    • Deliverables (w/ quantifiable goals)
      • Mapping
      • Reliability
    • Colony Logo
  • Status Updates
    • Simulator - Wednesday 5:00pm
      • Backend / IPC - David, Brad, Andrew
        • Working on defining core structures and memory sharing/communication between program parts
      • GUI - Brian
        • Started working on it
      • Sensors / Actuators - Rich, Bradley, Nico
        • Motors
        • Rangefinders
    • Autonomous Recharging - Tuesday 6:30pm
      • Charge Bays - Evan, Tim, Nolan, Abhinav, Emily
        • Couldn't restore I2C code to pre-break status
        • Ported dragonfly I2C code to charge bay library so it will stay organized this time
        • Tested?
        • TODO: Scheduling
    • Diagnostic Station - Wednesday 6:30pm - Jimmy, John, Megan
      • Brainstormed with Austin and Brad; results posted on the Trac page
      • Need feedback! Looking to hammer these into tickets and get to work.
    • Mapping
      • Data Gathering - Chris
        • Major setbacks: code does not work (current and previous revisions)
        • Wireless does not work (between XBee dongle and robot) - broken dongle?
          • New XBee's and new dongle boards
    • Robot Maintenance - Jimmy
      • All robots have a button 1 resistor; broke a surface mount one though :(
      • Wired in the homing beacon and charge boards on all robots (except BOT 7)
      • Updated robot status page
        • To the robot status page