Presentation on theme: "What is IOTA-VTI by Tony Barry and Dave Gault presented at"— Presentation transcript:
1 What is IOTA-VTI by Tony Barry and Dave Gault presented at (1) The 5th Trans-Tasman Symposium on Occultations26th -27th May 2011(2) The IOTA AGM23rd-25th July 2011
2 Tony and Dave initial conspirators on project IOTA-VTI TTSO5 notes…We regret we can’t attend this 5th Trans-Tasman Symposium on Occultations and present IOTA-VTI to the occultation community and would hitherto wish to thank Dave Herald and Stephen Russell for stepping up to present the device on our behalf, and I’m sure both gentlemen will do a splendid job and aid in the continuing refinement of IOTA-VTI.IOTA AGM notes…We regret we can’t attend this IOTA Annual General Meeting and present IOTA-VTI to the occultation community and would hitherto wish to thank Sandy Bumgarner and Walter Morgan for turning the project into a saleable item.Tony and Dave
3 IOTA-VTI Key Features Powered by USB or 12vDC (centre positive) CCIR (PAL) or EIA (NTSC) compatibleWill work without a camera connectedLED to confirm that a camera is connected.Internal sensitive GPSCharacters have a drop-shadow – viewable against say, the lunar bright limbComprehensive Data Quality Assurance systemGPS Almanac Management SystemLicensed to IOTA to prevent untimely withdrawlPrice us$249 + shipping ect…Can be ordered now!
5 Prototype #1 to Demo #1 to Production in less than 8 months Author and ContributorsTony Barry, Dave Gault, Walter Morgan Sandy Bumgarner, Stephen Russell, Dave Herald and David Dunham
6 QA Tests – Comparison with Existing Devices Test equipment;KIWI-PC and Trimble SV6 GPSKIWI-OSD and Garmin 18x LVC GPSIOTA-VTI and USglobalSAT EM406A GPSResult; IOTA-VTI can timestamp video fieldsand frames consistent with the other twodevicesMore Independent tests regimes underway
11 IOTA-VTI Data Quality Assurance (DQA) “Live” On Timer Screen IOTA-VTI samples the serial data and the 1pps from the GPS every second5 tests every second + 1 test sequentially over an hourOverall policy is to ‘squawk’ loudly on errorReports on status of satellite fix