'Odd.Bot, el robot capaz de arrancar malas hierbas amenaza de los herbicidas'
25 feb 2020 (ES) EcoInventos: Odd.Bot, the robot capable of plucking weeds threatens herbicides "(translated) With Weed Whacker aims to save more than 170,000 liters of herbicides in the next seven years, so that organic agriculture is more profitable."
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11 jan 2020 (EN) EN24.NEWS "The Odd.Bot Weed Whacker is intended to represent an alternative to chemical weed killers such as glyphosate: the robot drives autonomously over cultivated areas and, thanks to image recognition, can distinguish between crops and unwanted sprouts. The robot removes everything that is not acceptable in the field using a mechanical gripper arm."
"(...) the Odd Bot, which rolls over vegetable fields, identifies weeds growing amongst plants such as carrots, and the automatically pulls out the weeds, obviating the need for chemicals.
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9 jan 2020 (EN) Washingtonpost / Tech "Multiple companies, including John Deere and Odd.Bot, are working on weeding technology to help farmers use fewer chemical herbicides."
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