Meeting Minutes 10-27-2011 -- Hardware Meeting

Handing out Tasks

AVR & ARM

  • Get them working Together #1874 --Priya & Jon

BOM (2-3 people) dan, tom & Nick

Sonar

  • Sonar Wiring #1851 Jim Church
    • Get Sonar Stepping and Reading #1852

IMU

  • Spec Out and Buy IMU #1886

Motors & Encoders

  • Motor & Encoder Wiring #1861 --DONE?

Wireless

ScoutFly Board

  • PowerBoard Schematic Finished
  • Sent to KWoo for approval
    • Then we can start with the board get boards done within a week of KWoo responding
    • Send to DorkBot (cheaper)

Stuff Going On

  • Handed out driver codes to people
    • BOM
      • Spam messages constantly?
      • What happens if receiver gets message from two robots at roughly same time
        • Test on sensors! Find out where they are from Dshope
        • Signal Seperation
    • Motors
      • ?
    • Sonar --Hand off to new member
      • Doing it today
    • IMU
      • Almost Done
    • CliffSensors
      • ?
  • Need to place a new order
    • Waiting for confirmation from Dshope
    • Follow up with Robbie

Drivers assigned to people

  • BOM (Nick & Tom)
  • Motors/encoders (Ben)
  • Sonar (Alex Z)
  • IMU (Priya)
  • CliffSensors (Lambda)

Paper

  • Software Paper Ideas
    1. Scheduler
  • Electrical Paper Ideas
    1. Design of Scout
      • BOM
  • Conferences
    1. ICRA in September
    2. AAAI

Other

  • Edit Videos for labs and put on website/youtube
  • UPDATE TICKETS!!! >=O
  • Get a Room
  • Make Abe a ticket to get parts from Linear Technologies