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Robotic gardeners at MIT

MIT's CSAIL (Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab) is using iRobot Create systems to experiment with robotic vegetable gardeners who can tend plants teleoperatively and can deliver just the right amount of what a plant needs based on sensors attached to the plant. When the fruit is ripe, the robots can even harvest it. [Is it just me, or do you get shades of Huey, Dewey and Lou
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Printable Robots From MIT

Hobbies / Robotics : Robot Living (3 years ago)

MIT recently received a $10 million grant from the National Science Foundation.  CSAIL (Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory) at MIT is using the funding to develop a printable robot. Daniel Rus, MIT professor and... Read Post

Robotic Gardeners Tend To Tomato Plants

Technology / Gadgets : Ubergizmo (6 years ago)

The boffins at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have managed to release robots that are smart enough to tend to tomato plants without the need for any human intervention. These plants come with soil sens... Read Post

More Robot Autonomy Linked To Human Worker Happiness

Technology : ReadWriteWeb (5 months ago)

Despite everything we've learned from science fiction, giving robotic workers more control may be the key to human happiness in the workplace, an MIT study suggests. MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) con... Read Post

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