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Posted: October 2, 2014

OpenROV Homepage

Be sure to check out the blog for their latest information on the ROV's...
New batteries are shorter than the ones designed for the 2.6 ROV.  Our first stage of development will be to upgrade the battery tube connectors.  Here is the link to the steps involved... 

Posted: October 1, 2014

Jamendo - Royalty Free Music

Be sure to only use music that you have permission to use (do not use any copyright protected songs).  This site has a search engine and makes downloading easy...check it out!

Posted: October 1, 2014

Last day of working on the promotional video in class.  Make sure you save it to My Documents on your H:drive in the Computer Science folder.  EACH student must give a Blog post by first of class Monday...give a description of the video, come up with a title for the video and include a 10 second clip of the video in the post.We are now on Twitter...follow us @MVHS_ROV (5 TechPoints for following and giving the first tweet a retweet).Pass in TechPoint inventories so I can sign off on what is completed!

Posted: September 30, 2014

Reminder on how to find the shortcut to the folder with documents, pictures and videos needed for the promotional video...Computer --> Shared Data --> Applications --> Shortcuts --> 0811Classes --> Computer Science 110 --> AssignmentsNOTE:  Make sure that you save the project folder to your account (my documents --> computer science 110).Now bring in the content and edit to make the promotional video.  See previous post for details on what should be included and what needs to be done.  Pitch the video in the sense of 'why wouldn't you join the MVHS Fly Fishing Club when you can do stuff like this!'New Deadline is Monday...since we had some tech issues.

Posted: September 22, 2014

We will need to become familar with video editing as we begin to use our ROV.  This week (Tuesday and Thursday classes) we will be doing an assignment using Windows Live Movie Maker and footage taken over the weekend by the MVHS Fly Fishing Club.  You will have access to pictures/videos taken by the GoPro, Sony and iPhone devices.  I also included documents given to the club members and a couple logos.  TASK:  Create a 1 - 2 minute promotional video that highlights the Fly Fishing Club's trip on Cains River.  This can be done individually or in pairs.  The video needs to include:  a title page with logo(s), text, pictures and edited video clips from the given files.  If you feel that more video/pictures are needed, feel free to include as well.  When completed, save the video to a folder called 'MVHS Underwater Robots Project' on your h drive.  WEEKLY UPDATE:  Each student must post a blog entry that promotes their video and includes a link to a 10 second trailer from the completed video within the blog entry.  DUE:  Video and blog post due Monday, October 6 first of class! (since we had some tech difficulties)  

Posted: September 18, 2014

Today we discussed the conclusions from the dive on Tuesday.  We went to the OpenROV website and signed up for following our expedition.  Lastly, we went to blog to get the scavenger hunt...which gets you comfortable with the websites we will be using with the project (projects homepage, project blog, OpenROV blog, OpenExplorer, Google Drive).BLOG ENTRY #1 is due Monday beginning of class!
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Posted: September 17, 2014

Judging for a project logo will be done through our blog entry this week.  Students will pick their top 3 and points will be awarded for their choice (1st pick - 3 points; 2nd pick - 2 points; 3rd pick - 1 point).  Deadline for blog submission will be Monday FIRST of class.  Winner will be...

Posted: September 16, 2014

Posted: September 16, 2014

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Today in the pool we wanted to test the wireless connectivity of the GoPro when under the water.  We also wanted to get some under pics/videos with our older GoPro and Sony underwater camera.  Lastly, using the GoPro and Wordpress Apps, upload an image to our blog from the deck of the pool.CONCLUSSIONS...-  GoPro loses connectivity to App and remote when under the water.-  Video quality of the GoPro is excellent...have to record by pressing button on GoPro.-  Pictures are good quality but may not be a feature used with OpenROV...especially photoburst feature.-  Sony underwater camera takes good pictures and video.-  Success with using GoPro App to save a picture to attach within the WordPress App when posting a blog entry! 


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