Programmable Self-Assembly in a Thousand-Robot Swarm

This video covers some interesting project done at Harvard University recently:

“Form a sea star shape,” directs a computer scientist, sending the command to 1,024 little bots simultaneously via an infrared light. The robots begin to blink at one another and then gradually arrange themselves into a five-pointed star. “Now form the letter K.”

And now, see how it actually happens:

Read more here: 2014-08-autonomous-robots-self-organizing-thousand-robot-swarm

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