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Drones that patrol forests could monitor environmental and ecological changes

By Caroline Brogan Imperial researchers have created drones that can attach sensors to trees to monitor environmental and ecological changes in forests....
06 November 2020, by
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Empowering Farmers Through Root AI, with Josh Lessing

Robohub Podcast · Empowering Farmers Through Root AI In this episode, Abate interviews Josh Lessing, co-founder and CEO of Root AI. At Root AI they are developing a system that tracks data on the ...
19 October 2020, by
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Environmental Monitoring with the SlothBot, with Gennaro Notomista

Robohub Podcast · Environmental Monitoring with the SlothBot In this episode, Lauren Klein interviews Gennaro Notimista, a robotics PhD student in the Georgia Robotics and InTelligent Systems Labo...
25 August 2020, by
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ICRA 2017 Company Showcase, with Howard Michel, Li Bingbing, Xianbao Chen and Lester Teh Chee Onn

In this episode, Audrow Nash interviews several companies at the International Conference for Robotics and Automation (ICRA). ICRA is the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society’s biggest conference an...
10 December 2017, by

Thought leadership in social sector robotics

WeRobotics Global has become a premier forum for social good robotics. The feedback featured below was unsolicited. On June 1, 2017, we convened our first, annual global event, bringing together 34...
20 June 2017, by

UgCS photogrammetry technique for UAV land surveying missions

 UgCS is easy-to-use software for planning and flying UAV drone-survey missions. It supports almost any UAV platform, providing convenient tools for areal and linear surveys and enabling direct ...
09 March 2017, by


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5 global problems that AI could help us solve

There’s a great deal of concern over artificial intelligence; what it means for our jobs, whether robots will one day replace us in the workplace, whether it will one day lead to robot wars. But cur...
10 February 2017, by
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RoboUniverse 2016: Agricultural Robotics, with Dan Harburg and Matthew Borzage

In this episode, Abate De Mey interviews two speakers from the Agricultural track of the RoboUniverse 2016 conference in San Diego: Dan Harburg of Soft Robotics Inc. and Matthew Borzage of BioTac. Bo...
04 February 2017, by

Robohub roundtable: Robotic bee swarms from Black Mirror – what’s hype, what’s real?

In this roundtable edition, we watched the Black Mirror episode “Hated in the Nation” and asked our Robohub team members: with many institutions focused on developing aerial drone technology, and ...
06 December 2016, by

Swarms of precision agriculture robots could help put food on the table

Swarms of drones will help farmers map weeds in their fields and improve crop yields. This is the promise of an ECHORD++ funded research project called ‘SAGA: Swarm Robotics for Agricultural Appli...
21 October 2016, by , and

Where’s Susi? Airborne orangutan tracking with python and react.js

You are faced with a few thousand hectares of rainforest that you know harbours one or more orangutans that you need to track down. Where, how, and why do you start looking?...
27 April 2016, by

Blue River Technology, Jibo and others get holiday funding

Jibo got $16 million from Asian VCs to enable Jibo to speak and sell in Japan and China, while Blue River Technology got $17 million from a group of agricultural VCs to expand product development to n...
18 December 2015, by

Blueberry picking robot could win $250,000 prize

Here’s an interesting robotics challenge – a coalition of blueberry farmers are offering a $250,000 prize for automation solutions that improve blueberry picking. The deadline for entries in the c...
29 October 2015, by

Autonomous underwater system for monitoring health of Venice Lagoon demos at #EXPO2015

Monitoring the ocean for pollution, ecology and climate change effects is a costly and elaborate task, especially in a complex area like Venice, with its lagoon, its many channels, cable and pipe...
15 October 2015, by

Field and service robotics: Live tweets and pics from #FSRToronto

FSR, the biannual single track meeting on field and service robotics, is on now in Toronto. With 42 papers on a range of applications and keynotes by Chris Urmson (Google[x]), Paul Newman (Oxford...
24 June 2015, by

AgBot Robotic Seeding Challenge powered by $50K grant for Grizzly RUV

By Rachel Gould The 2016 agBOT Robotic Seeding Challenge challenges participants to build unmanned robotic equipment to plant, measure and track multiple crop seeds to improve farming efficiency...
14 May 2015, by

Media is more excited about farm robots than exhibitors at World Ag Expo

The 48th annual World Ag Expo, with over 1,400 exhibitors, finished up in Tulare, California last week with little exposure to robotic game changers. Their Top 10 New Products included just one robot...
17 February 2015, by

PrecisionHawk raises $10M

According to a press release from today: PrecisionHawk, an information delivery company that uses a small, lightweight UAV and cloud-based software to collect, process and analyze aerial data, today...
18 September 2014, by

Drones against illegal fishing

Image source: Flickr With industry losses worth US$23 billion per year, illegal fishing represents a major global problem. One out of three bluefin tunas are caught illegally, as are around 20% of a...
24 July 2014, by

Canadian farmers invest in robots to work ‘smarter, not harder’ | CBC

Thousands of farms around the world now use robotic technology. In Canada, the automatic milkers are more recent – and the numbers of early adopters can be counted in the dozens. Read more by David...
13 May 2014, by

Lockheed and AeroVironment to jointly develop UAS

AeroVironment (of Raven, Puma and Wasp fame) has a high-altitude long-endurance UAV named Global Observer. It flies at 65,000’ for a week or more at a time, has up to a 600-mile diameter fo...
16 February 2014, by

International Robot Olympiad 2013 wraps up

Materials used to produce International Robot Olympiad competition events. The 2013 (15th annual) International Robot Olympiad competition has come to a close. Next year it will take place in Beiji...
23 December 2013, by

International Robot Olympiad 2013: Robots in agriculture

Let me admit up front that I'm not the best person to be covering a robotics competition. In fact this is only the second one I've attended; the first, Sparkfun's AVC, is a tough act to follow and set...
18 December 2013, by

Matching technology to value creation: Drones in agriculture

‘Drones in agriculture’ has been a topic hot lately, but is it a real business? As a former Army UAV platoon leader and a current founder of an aerial data collection start-up, I believe so, bu...
24 October 2013, by

Robotic cornucopia: Robohub focuses on the state-of-the-art and the future of agricultural robotics

With an ever-increasing need to feed the world's hungry, the agricultural sector has long been an important boon to the field of robotics: the sector's widespread acceptance and use of automation tec...
18 October 2013, by

Two small drones approved by FAA for civilian use in the US

Insitu's Scan Eagle x200. Two small drones, Insitu's Scan Eagle X200 and AeroVironment's PUMA, have become the first federally certified unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for civilian use in the US. O...
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