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  • gigoptixman gigoptixman Jul 14, 2013 2:34 PM Flag

    Robots to revolutionize farming, ease labor woes

    Robots to revolutionize farming, ease labor woes
    By GOSIA WOZNIACKA and TERENCE CHEA | Associated Press – 52 minutes ago

    Researchers are now designing robots for these most delicate crops by integrating advanced sensors, powerful computing, electronics, computer vision, robotic hardware and algorithms, as well as networking and high precision GPS localization technologies. Most ag robots won't be commercially available for at least a few years.
    In this region known as America's Salad Bowl, where for a century fruits and vegetables have been planted, thinned and harvested by an army of migrant workers, the machines could prove revolutionary.

 
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