Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute asked Neoforma Design to create an approachable interface experience for users of a robotic orchard autonomous mower. Vegetation overgrowth across a large complex area is a major problem for farmers. We brought the difficulty to a digestible level so farmers could control the functionality with a smart phone in the field while recieving real time feedback.
To the right are visual design results created within a very tight schedule and budget. Guiding principles included automation to promote efficiency; progressive disclosure (information as needed); and ease of use.