Wednesday, March 30, 2016

(Beyond CES 2016) The Rowbot: The newest way to flush Roger Thornhill out of a cornfield

Top Robots for Farmers for 2016.  (EE|Times, 3/29/2016)
Rowbots work in teams to apply fertilizer in synchronization with crop needs, inter-seed cover-crops, and to collect data to inform farmers about both current and needed future work.

Related reading (particularly for those of a certain age who don't have the slighest idea of what I'm referring to in the title):
Why I love … North By Northwest's crop-duster scene.  (9/30/2013)
Cinephilia and Filmmaking:  The iconic crop-dusting scene from Hitchcock's 'North by Northwest'.

Other Beyond CES posts: 
Vivint doorbell camera. (3/30/2016)
The SevenHugs Smart Remote: Control everything but your kids.  (3/29/2016)
Cocoon cam.  (3/13/2016)
Brita Infinity pitcher.  (3/11/2016)
Meet the smartwatch of the day, the Garmin Vivoactive HR.  (2/21/2016)
Can the LG Rolling Bot locate a hairball hidden under the bed?  (2/21/2016)

Link to most recent CES 2016 post (with links to the rest of the series).

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