Michael Campana visits LRRD.

Michael Campana visits LRRD.

Michael Campana, Director of the Institute for Water and Watersheds at Oregon State University, was in Carbondale today to speak as part of the SIUC Center for Ecology’s seminar series, and stopped by LRRD to see our models. He introduced us to...

Emriver Em2 at SIUC research gathering.

Emriver Em2 at SIUC research gathering.

SIUC held its annual Research Town Meeting and Fair today, with distinguished speakers from NSF and NIH in the morning followed by poster sessions by SIUC researchers in the afternoon. It was nice to get out of the office and be reminded of the distinguished...

Some very green monkeys.

Some very green monkeys.

Here Stephanie (our new business manager), Cara, and Jesse hear, see, and speak no over-packaging evil. After lots of work, mostly on Jesse’s part, we’ve refined the Em2’s shipping configuration. We’re very proud of the minimal...

Emriver Em2 video completed.

Emriver Em2 video completed.

Over the weekend I finished a three-minute video overview of our Emriver Em2. I spent a lot of time on this; we built special lights and rearranged the workshop to shoot it. I’ve never actually shot a serious movie like this with two-camera shots, a script, and...

Emriver Em2 video shoot success.

Emriver Em2 video shoot success.

We’ve realized for a while now that we needed a short video showing the components of the Emriver Em2 model and how they go together. Even people who see the model in use have trouble believing how easy it is to store and transport–that part of the design...