Wednesday, November 20, 2013

System Characterization

How some of us spend our nights at Platypus - working on characterizing our system a bit better so we can improve future hull iterations, design more power efficient algorithms, and update our controller. The end result will hopefully mean longer operating times, improved control, and less operator time saving boats from entanglement in shoreline vegetation.

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Depth Mapping

Platypus has started working with Aquatic Edge Consulting and Contour Innovations to produce high-quality, low-cost depth contours and vegetation maps, like the ones below.