"Growers May Soon be Able to Send Out Ag Robots to Scout Fields"

Photo by Brian Stauffer, University of Illinois.

Photo by Brian Stauffer, University of Illinois.

Traveling autonomously between crop rows, the robot measures the traits of individual plants using a variety of sensors, including cameras, transmitting the data in real time to the operator’s phone or laptop computer. A custom app and tablet computer that come with the robot enable the operator to steer the robot using virtual reality and GPS.

Ag Daily.com