This is simple to achieve by having the robots subscribe directly to the other robots player position device. You can do this either with a plugin driver or a player client depending on what makes sense for your layout.

Toby

2009/1/27 Marcos Vieira <mvieira@usc.edu>
I would like to disseminate some player data (e.g. location) to other
robots in the network.
Thanks,
 Marcos

On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 12:59 PM, Toby Collett
<tcollett+player@plan9.net.nz> wrote:
> It largely depends on the two of communication you wish to achieve. Player
> supports plugin interfaces and drivers so you can do almost anything you
> want with those. There are also the drivers mentioned below for peer to peer
> comms, or the blackboard interface for centralised data storage.
>
> Could you describe your goals with this work a little more?
>
> Toby
>
> 2009/1/27 Marcos Vieira <mvieira@usc.edu>
>>
>> Hi,
>>  I'm working on networked robots. I would like to know your opinion on
>> software for robots to communication among
>> themselves.
>>  I read the player email thread where it was suggested to use opaque
>> proxy and simple relay driver in Player to allow communication between
>> robots. Even though it might be possible, it does not provide all
>> network functionalties.
>>  Are there any Player plug-ins or Middleware with that functionality?
>> What is your opinion?
>>
>> Thanks in advance,
>>  Marcos
>>
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