Robotic Farmers in Agriculture

As per Euro monitor intersection of robotics, artificial intelligence, analytics and machines for precision farming is one of the top ndustry’s top opportunities. In Europe, Spanish company called Agrobot has developed a strawberry farming robot. It uses up to 24 robotic arms to pick fruit and is capable of autonomous navigation.

Author: Mitra Manu
 
Journal: Advances in Robotics and Mechanical Engineering: 1 pp. 87-89.
 
Publisher: Lupine Publishers / Zenodo 
 
Abstract
 
Revolution of Robotic farmer is on the way, fruit picking machines are ready to roll into the fields and will replace human workers at one point of time. A Robot Farmer is just a one of the new technologies that will completely transform agriculture sector. Today’s agricultural technology helps farmers to plow and spray crops. In an improved automation and big data analytics with farming robot technology are pointing out to big benefits. Goldman Sachs estimates precision farming – the combination of agriculture and technology could be around $240 billion market by 2050. As per Euro monitor intersection of robotics, artificial intelligence, analytics and machines for precision farming is one of the top ndustry’s top opportunities. In Europe, Spanish company called Agrobot has developed a strawberry farming robot. It uses up to 24 robotic arms to pick fruit and is capable of autonomous navigation. In England, Dogtooth Technologies are developing its own series of autonomous robots capable of picking fruit. Dogtooth machines are proficient enough of autonomous navigation, locating and picking ripe fruit and grading its quality.
 

Illustration Photo: TerraSentia Robot (credits: Claire Benjamin / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0))

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