Good to hear! Thanks for all the hard work. I'm looking forward to hearing more.
I've been working on a few minor improvements for Data Bus here and there. It's high time to knuckle down and get busy with the big stuff. I'll be blogging about my efforts again this year.
Meanwhile, if anyone's interested in talking about AVC (or other autonomous rover topics), feel free to join former/prospective AVC competitors over on the diyrovers Google group