Robotics for Horti: Horti for Robotics
» Challenges in building robots for horticulture
Building a robot for greenhouse crops looks easy. Do's and don'ts in this environment.
Prof. Josse de Baerdemaeker, Division of Mechatronics, Biostatistics and Sensors, University of Leuven (Belgium)
» Strawberries: let's pick it!
Octinion is one of the startup companies working on one of the first robots for picking strawberries. How far has this develoment come?
Tom Coen, CEO, Otinion BVBA (Belgium)
» Tomato picking: disrupting the cultivation
Panasonic unveiled this autonomous tomato picker in Tokyo at the end of 2017. But is this robot ready for disrupting the cultivation? And if not: what more is needed to get there?
Ryo Toshima, Staff Engineer, Panasonic Corporation (Japan)
» Robots for fruit & vegetables: what's next?
The Australian Centre for Field Robotics has been developing robotics and data analytic tools for agriculture. But how far developed are these robots and when will they be market-ready?
Prof. Salah Sukkarieh, Professor of Robotics and Intelligent Systems, University of Sydney/Australian Centre for Field Robotics (Australia)