January has been a very productive month for our team. We are making substantial progress on the project. Throughout January, we have been hard at work writing, researching, coding, and soldering. Administratively, we have completed a Gantt chart, a website, and have entered into the Texas Instruments Analog Design Contest. In the hardware portion, we have purchased a boat and begun to modify it with new motors, electronic speed controllers, and batteries. The command center—an encoded tripod assembly that the lifeguard will use to designate a drowning person—is coming together as well. We have acquired a tripod and absolute rotary encoders for triangulation… read more.

Please see: http://lifeguardrobotics.com for more information about the project.

EDIT: The website is no longer available. Please contact me for more information.