For the telepresence junkies out there (as much as tens of people) you’re in luck. At this moment there are not one but two vessels streaming live video from a remotely operated underwater vehicle via satellite back to shore for public viewing over the internet. Continue reading
I just received a purchase order from the University of Rhode Island to install OpenVDM aboard the R/V Endeavor! My thanks to Bill Fanning and Erich Gruebel who responded my request for trial vessels. I hope OpenVDM lives up to their expectations and ultimately helps the R/V Endeavor reach their data management goals.
In my spare time I’ve continued working on an idea that I started when I worked for NOAA aboard the NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer. I still have a long ways to go but I feel it’s reach a point where I can introduce the project and open the floor for discussion/feedback from the community. Continue reading
Time to get up on the smallest of soapboxes to talk about cabling. It’s not that hard to do correct if you got the right equipment and if done correctly it can save you a bunch of time and prevent an avalanche of frustration. Continue reading