Oct 3, 2018

Angus the robot could soon be cultivating your salads in a robo-farm

Posted by in categories: food, robotics/AI, sustainability

Angus, a 1,000lb robot, rolls about the indoor farm on omnidirectional wheels.

Its main job is to shuttle maturing produce to another, as-yet unnamed robot, which transfers plants from smaller growing pods to larger ones.

To do so, it uses a mechanical arm whose joints are lubricated with ‘food-safe’ grease.

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