30 Jul 2020
Autonomous robotic weeding: trends, technologies, players
This is the 4th article in our series of articles focused on agricultural robotics.
In this article we consider the trends towards autonomous robotic weeding enabled by AI based vision technology and navigational autonomy.
19 May 2020
They essentially are a spin out from the University of Illinois. They have $1M seed funding and 24 staff (6 employees and the rest part-time or students to drive down burn rate). They have working prototypes.
27 Feb 2020
Growth in Robotic Farming
EarthSense first robot—TerraSentia—improves the quantity, accuracy, cost and speed of in-field plant trait data collection, especially for under-canopy traits that cannot be obtained by other technologies.
8 May 2018
New versus Old Robotics: How everything is changing
In this article, we will describe the upcoming transformation in the world of robotics. This analysis is drawn from our report New Robotics and Drones 2018-2038: Technologies, Forecasts, Players
15 Mar 2018
Agricultural robotics and drones: diversity of functions, forms
Our research, published in Agricultural Robots and Drones 2018-2038: Technologies, Markets and Players, describes how robotics is transforming the world of agriculture. Indeed, our previous articles have described agricultural robotics and drones could become a $28Bn and $35B industry by 2028 and 2038, respectively. In this article, we seek to demonstrate the diversity of functions, forms and fortunes that exists, and will continue to exist, in agricultural robotics.
8 Jan 2018
Mobile robots: key to success lies in fleet productivity
Autonomous mobile robots are causing a paradigm shift in the way we envisage commercial and industrial vehicles.
13 Sep 2017
Teachable, ultra-compact, autonomous, phenotyping robot
Investors and executives in the agricultural industry are getting a first look at TerraSentia, a new-to-the-market agricultural robot that autonomously measures crop traits.