July 13, 2017

JOBS WESTERNERS WON'T DO:

This Is How Robots Will Pick Off Apple Pickers (Jon Markman ,   6/28/17, Forbes)

It looks like a giant vacuum cleaner and it's set to disrupt the fruit-harvesting business.

Like most startups, Abundant Robotics saw a problem it thought could be solved with technology.

So the Hayward, Calif., company built a prototype, got funding from the likes of Alphabet, and started work.

The goal was to build a robot capable of picking apples as effectively as humans do. 

Posted by at July 13, 2017 8:40 AM

  

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