Our First Night

Our first Night (Friday)

We had a lot of work to do and high hopes for success.  Students worked in the tents and out in the field -- you don't need light for GPS navigation and LIDAR-based obstacle avoidance.


Working on local navigation using barrels

Joe doing back stretches behind the robot...


At deep dusk without a flash or tripod

Professor Mohammad and Gizelle working on localization calibration


Evaluating our digital compass calibration after midnight

Students tried to get directional consensus from an iPad and three iPhones


None of the phones agree!

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