Drones and ROVs and Arduinos

A journey building drones and ROVs and other open hardware and Arduino based stuff

Testing the OpenROV cape

Last week I received a prototype version of the OpenROV Cape (previously known as ArduSwimmer) and over the last few days I tried assembling as much as possible to finally … Continue reading

December 2, 2012 · 3 Comments

Saturday shopping: electronics and some more parts

This Saturday morning I went shopping around for some of the missing parts: first a visit to the local electronic shop for the components needed for the Arduswimmer cape and … Continue reading

July 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

BeagleBone arrived

The BeagleBone and theĀ Adafruit Proto Cape Kit for Beagle Bone I ordered are finally arrived. Now I just need to wait for the components to start trying and build the … Continue reading

July 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Making sense out of the ArduSwimmer cape

The architecture of the control unit of OpenROV is pretty simple: The BeagleBone card hosts a webserver running a Node.js application The browser interacts with node.js app to watch the … Continue reading

July 24, 2012 · Leave a comment