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Design and Experiments with LoCO AUV: A Low Cost Open-Source Autonomous Underwater Vehicle [article]

Chelsey Edge, Sadman Sakib Enan, Michael Fulton, Jungseok Hong, Jiawei Mo, Kimberly Barthelemy, Hunter Bashaw, Berik Kallevig, Corey Knutson, Kevin Orpen, Junaed Sattar
2020 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper we present LoCO AUV, a Low-Cost, Open Autonomous Underwater Vehicle. LoCO is a general-purpose, single-person-deployable, vision-guided AUV, rated to a depth of 100 meters.  ...  We discuss the open and expandable design of this underwater robot, as well as the design of a simulator in Gazebo.  ...  To this end, we present the LoCO AUV, a Low Cost, Open, Autonomous Underwater Vehicle.  ... 
arXiv:2003.09041v1 fatcat:kqxpygzyebdvbd3rdw35zv5qjm

On the Adaptation of an AUV into a Dedicated Platform for Close Range Imaging Survey Missions

Yevgeni Gutnik, Aviad Avni, Tali Treibitz, Morel Groper
2022 Journal of Marine Science and Engineering  
This study presents the redesign of an existing autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) with limited maneuverability, transforming it into a platform optimized for autonomous, near-seabed visual imaging missions  ...  controller and a dedicated imaging system.  ...  Special thanks also go to the support of NVIDIA Corporation through the donation of the Titan XP GPU used for 3D model generation. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jmse10070974 fatcat:6zo2khwaafc2tkr6jkikf6vw4q