We have designed a GUI for the formation algorithm in which the user in an intuitive way can click-and-drag robot nodes to form almost any shape. When done, the user downloads the shape to a group of robots running our formation algorithm, and they establish the new formation. Currently the GUI is run in connection with a robot simulator.
Two short clips demonstrating the basic features of the GUI. (0.2 MB), (0.2 MB)
Clicking and dragging robot nodes into shape and using the 'quantize' function that adapts all angles to the closest multiple of a user-defined quant parameter. (0.3 MB)
Downloading new formations to the robots. (0.8 MB)
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