This week, we talk to Universal Robots VP of strategy Anders Beck about the features of the new UR20 Cobot.
Calif.’s ongoing ban of autonomous tractors a major setback
Cal/OSHA once again denied a petition to change regulations that currently ban the use of autonomous tractors.
Field Robotics Engineering Forum call for speakers open
The Field Robotics Engineering Forum seeks submissions that focus on the design and development of robotics systems that operate in outdoor, unstructured and dynamic environments, such as construction worksites, open mines, and farm fields, as well as busy urban centers.
FarmWise Labs brings in $45M for robotic weeding
FarmWise Labs offers precise robotic weeding as a service with a pay-per-acre model in California and Arizona.
Scythe Robotics autonomous mower cuts down commercial milestone
Scythe Robotics said it surpassed 5,000 reservations for its M.52 autonomous mower for commercial landscaping.
John Deere acquires camera-based perception tech from Light
John Deere will integrate Light’s perception platform into its autonomous tractors to augment its vision-only approach to autonomy.
Syslogic releases AI Rugged Computer for agricultural applications
Syslogic, as a Preferred Partner in the NVIDIA Partner Network, offers AI-powered embedded systems for harsh environments.
John Deere forms joint venture with GUSS Automation
The joint venture will enable GUSS to further collaborate with the Deere sales channel and GUSS will continue its innovation and product development to best serve customers.
Willy Pell from Blue River Technology brings AI to the farm
Listen to how Blue River Technology brought autonomy to John Deere tractors and are using machine learning to continually improve the operations.
This robotic beehive wants to save the bees
Beewise’s robotics beehive can prevent bees from dying while also increasing honey yields for beekeepers.
Are farmers ready for autonomous tractors?
“Everyone wants to adopt autonomous technology but nobody wants to be the guinea pig.”
New robotic farm hand inoculates dairy cows
Pharm Robotics is bringing the first autonomous dairy cow inoculation solution to market, using industrial robots to inject pharmaceuticals.
Will core changes be enough for Abundant Robots?
New iteration of Abundant Robots to focus on improving picking skills, system ROI, and designing for manufacturability.
Savioke Relay+ rides the elevator; World Ag Expo Robotics
Steve Cousins, founder and CEO of Savioke, discusses the new Relay+ robot and how it innovates the implementation of a service robot with an elevator.
How machine vision helps automate lettuce harvesting
The project involves existing leek harvesting machinery being adapted to lift lettuce clear from the ground.
Electric Sheep Robotics raises $21.5M for autonomous lawn mowers
It also announced the general availability of its Dexter system that turns existing commercial lawn mowers, both gas and electric, into autonomous mowers.
Jeremy Clarkson needs the new John Deere autonomous tractor
John Deere launched the new autonomous tractor during CES 2022, with full automation for tillage operations on the farm.
Monarch Tractor closes $61M series B round
Monarch is the first all-electric, autonomous compact tractor to come to market, targeted at small-medium sized farms.
Fieldin acquires Midnight Robotics to develop autonomous tractors
Midnight Robotics creates retrofit kits that turn any tractor into an autonomous tractor.
Burro raises $10.9M Series A to accelerate agriculture robotics
Burro helps small farmers to automate the movement of items around a farm without a huge investment.
Wavemaker Labs acquires IP from agtech startup Abundant Robotics
Wavemaker portfolio company Future Acres is exploring how to leverage some of the IP to enhance its Carry mobile robot.
Blue White Robotics closes $37M in Series B funding
Blue White Robotics is delivering “Robots-as-a-Service” for automating tractors.