rvtwlog2It’s that glorious time of year again!  Next week is the 2014 RVTEC conference.  This year the conference will be held at the Oregon State University (OSU) in Corvallis, OR. This year it’s going to be even better since it’s being combined with the 2014 INMARTECH meeting… basically the international version of RVTEC.  So excited!

Hopefully I’ll see some of you there,
– Webb

You’ve got to sell it!

There’s a short film posted on YouTube… ok there are a bunch of short films posted on YouTube but this one I found very poignant in the professional sense.  The film is called “Ambition”.  While the special effects per second of the film are rather high so is the ambition of the very real space program it was made to promote. Here it is:

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OpenVDM… heading to the Luck Dragon!

imagesI just got the confirmation that next week I’m heading to California to install OpenVDM aboard the Schmidt Ocean Institute’s (SOI) R/V Falkor! This is not my first time working with SOI and in many ways it represents an endeavor that has come full circle.

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OpenVDM… now sending files back to the beach!

openVDM_Logo_ICOIt’s been a busy summer for OpenVDM.  My sincere thanks to the various users for their excellent feedback which has lead to the OpenVDM’s rapid maturity and expanded functionality.  Speaking of expanded functionality I’m happy to announce that OpenVDM is now capable of sending files back to the beach!  This is big! Continue reading