Researchers at the National Agricultural and Food Research Organization, Japan, have developed a new strawberry-picking robot. It can pick each ripe berry from the vine by accurately identifying the color of the ripe fruit.
NASA is offering $20 million in support of the robotics non profit organisation ‘FIRST’ or For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology.
As a part of its incentive for student participation in science, technology and mathematics with a focus on robotic technology, NASA is providing up to $20 million over the next five years to support a national program.
Imagine combining bioengineering, military drones and Sumo wrestling. This is exactly what over 500 middle and high school students from Riverside and San Bernardino counties will do at the Bourns College of Engineering on Saturday.
The Alabama Robotics Technology Park will soon be open to the general public. Alabama Governor, Bob Riley will be attending the grand opening of the Phase I of the park on Wednesday November 10, 2010.
The NICTA chief executive David Skellern is due to retire early next year and Hugh Durrant-Whyte will replace him. He was appointed the new CEO after an international search by executive placement specialists Russell Reynolds and Associates.
Very soon that orange that you squeezed for your morning glass of juice could have been picked by a robot. Robotics, machine-vision and virtual reality company Energid Technologies Corp reported that the US Department of Agriculture has funded a project to develop a commercial robotic citrus fruit harvesting system.
Researchers at the National Agricultural and Food Research Organization have released a range of robots to perform entire farming tasks involved in the rice-fields, ranging from planting rice seedlings to harvesting.