Robotic tractors on their way Print
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Monday, 01 June 2009 14:41

 

 Robotic apple picker view

 

"A 3D laser ranging view of a Pennsylvania apple orchard can not only allow a mobile robot to pace its rows, but also captures detail of every tree, its foliage and fruit. This image was produced using techniques developed by Daniel Munoz, Martial Hebert and Nicolas Vandapel (Image: Nicolas Vandapel)"

 

"From ploughs to seed drills to tractors, evolving technology has brought about radical changes to agriculture over the years. Now the sector is poised for another shift as robotic farmhands gear up to make agriculture greener and more efficient."

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn17224-robots-rolling-towards-farm-revolution.html

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