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There can can’t be only one

OpenAUV has had a long hiatus.  Why?  I could blame my own need to focus on generating income for a while.  But I think I also have been disheartened that many (but not all) OpenAUV members have disagreed with some

Starting Over

Everyone who has tried to use this site over the last few months… please accept my apology for not keeping the SMTP settings up to date.  When I saw no activity in my inbox, I assumed there was no activity

Moving ahead

So the concept development phase is going slowly. Eric Raymond (author of fetchmail) mentions (here: that developers are more likely to jump on-board if there is a baseline design to improve upon/complain about. So for a while, I’m going to

Conceptual Design starting now

The OpenAUV design is a blank slate.  Participate now to influence the direction of this new vehicle.

Welcome to OpenAUV

OpenAUV is a new effort to try and create low-cost, fully open source, free-swimming autonomous underwater robots for use in education and environmental exploration. Our intention is to involve the community in the complete design process, from functional requirements generation,