It's hard to believe, but we're exactly a year out from the close of our Kickstarter campaign last year. That calls for an update! So much has happened in the... Read more
Cover of MAKE!
Look what you've done!!
Less than a year ago, we were toiling away in the garage trying to get a few robots ready for Maker Faire. Now, thanks to your... Read more
Community Development FTW!
Ok, so where to start?!
First off, YOU GUYS ARE AWESOME! It’s been an incredible few months of rapid iteration and development, largely based on the incredible feedback and contributions... Read more
OpenROV goes to Antarctica
You guys weren't the only ones waiting for a delivery before the holidays. On the icy tundra of Antarctica, Eric was eagerly anticipating the arrival of a few key parts... Read more
Kits Shipping Next Week!
Alright!! After all of the hard work from people all over the world, we're really excited that the kits will begin to ship next week.
Here are a few housekeeping... Read more
Lots of exciting news!
First, in the spirit of the weekend, we wanted to express our gratitude for all of you. We're endlessly thankful for having such a... Read more
All Around the World
A few days ago, I put together this map of members of the OpenROV community and their locations around the world. In the next week, I plan on adding the locations... Read more
What's in the kit and when will it ship...
I wanted to give you a quick update on the OpenROV kits and, more importantly, the production of the OpenROV Beaglebone cape.
First, here's a video of Eric going over... Read more
Cape Development & Kit Shipment
We know many of you are following along on the blog at OpenROV.com, but we wanted to send a Kickstarter update, too, in case folks aren't tuned in on the... Read more
It's all coming together!
We’ve been working really hard to get everything together. OpenROV HQ (Eric’s garage) is now completely full with boxes of parts and materials as we begin to start packing the... Read more
Dear OpenROV Backers,
We wanted to check in to let you know how hard we're working to get these kits together and out the door to you. It's... Read more
Amazing. Just amazing... THANK YOU!
Wow - what a month!!
Thank you all SO MUCH for your support. We feel so lucky and inspired to welcome so many new people to the OpenROV community.
When... Read more
New Reward Level! OpenROV Cape for Beaglebone
We've received a lot of feedback from developers that they'd love to see a reward level for the OpenROV Cape we've been developing (see the latest on Github).
Well, here... Read more
Thank you all so much for your support and enthusiasm! We can't thank you enough!!
We're working diligently to improve the documentation and build instructions on the site. As part... Read more
Events, Meetups and Build Nights
We hope your weekends are off to a good start! Thank you again for all the incredible support - 250+ Backers!! That's amazing! Thank you!!
We wanted to... Read more
I wrote a post about payloads on our blog a few weeks back. With all the new folks joining in the past week, I thought it would be worth repeating.... Read more
Whoa! What an incredible weekend! We've been blown away by the amazing show of support and encouragement.
A huge THANK YOU to everyone who has pledged and shared the project.... Read more
"Included in Kit" List
OpenROV 2.3 “Included in Kit” listNote that this list is subject to change
All laser cut acrylic parts needed to build ROV Structure, End Caps, & Electronics Chassis... Read more