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Node.js Under Water by Ray Hightower

  • Groupon Chicago

    600 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL (map)

    41.899360 -87.643830

  • Third Floor, follow signs
  • Node.js Under Water by Ray Hightower

    OpenROV is an underwater robot running Linux and Node.js. While larger Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) cost millions of dollars, the makers of OpenROV want to make underwater exploration more accessible; their unit costs less than a laptop. You may recall that a similar technology pattern played out in the shift from multi-million dollar mainframes to inexpensive PCs.

    This talk will describe the internal workings of OpenROV, possible uses, and potential future. The Internet of Things (IoT) is happening now.

    Ray Hightower 
    Ray Hightower is a software developer, founder of WisdomGroup, organizer of ChicagoRuby, and producer of WindyCityRails & RubyCaribe. More articles about OpenROV and other random topics can be found at


    6:00 - 6:15: Food and Networking

    6:15 - 7:15: Node.js Under Water

    Chicago Node.js Events

    Food is always provided!

    All events are recorded and will be published on the Chicago Node.js YouTube channel. When this video is published, the link will be added to this event as a comment!

    You must answer the RSVP question with your full, legal name. This allows you to get passed security for the building.

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