Lasers!


#1


One of the key features needed to make OpenROV a capable scientific tool is a laser scaling system: for underwater archaeology, sizing of organisms, etc. Luckily, Eric designed this feature upgrade from the very beginning. You'll notice slots in the e-chasis that fit the additional lasers.


Here's what it looks like from the OpenROV Cockpit:



#2

Nice. What would also be interesting is to have a widget on the HUD that detects the reflected beam dots an outputs the distance on the new HUD design, which looks real good by the way. If I ever get some free cycles, I'll see what I can hack up for that.


#3

Will the lasers be wired so that there will be on/off control from the Cockpit, or will they be expected to be on all the time?


#4

Hi,

It sounds great!

Where did you get the lasers?

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