4 Labor-Intensive Crops For Robots To Harvest

Automated harvesting technology for crops has been around for a long time but it’s definitely not a smart process. More pulling corn from stalks than identifying and picking tomatoes: Machines don’t yet exist for these crops because there have been ample people to do the work, and because it’s hard to design machines that can cut or pick the fruit or vegetables without squishing or damaging them too much. This is interesting in two respects.

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Tue, Sep 8, 2015