Agricultural robots: bringing data to least digitised major industry
Agriculture is one of the world's least digitized major industries. This is however all about to change. Indeed, data acquisition and analytics companies are already a hot topic, and as such are subject to growing capital investments. This trend is captured in the figure below.
Robotics is the future of agrochemicals business
Crop protection, chemicals and robotics at first appear totally unrelated, yet IDTechEx Research finds that steady improvements in agricultural robotics will, slowly but surely, fundamentally alter the crop protection chemicals business.
Deepfield Robotics is a Bosch start-up focused on providing tools and services for precision agriculture. Deepfield is well positioned thanks to Bosch's strengths on IT services and sensory products.
Adaptable multi-purpose robotic platform for the agricultural industry
The Bonirob robot, which is approximately the size of a compact car, uses video- and lidar-based positioning as well as satellite navigation to find its way around fields.