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15 November 2018

Small Robot Company, the British agritech start up for sustainable farming, announced the official unveiling of its Harry digital planting robot at Agri-Tech East’s REAP 2018 Conference in Cambridge.

Just one year on since Small Robot Company first previewed its ‘Farming as a Service’ model at REAP 2017, the Small Robot Company is unveiling Harry, as well as showing an early version of its Wilma Artificial Intelligence interface.

Harry is a prototype of the world’s first digital drilling robot for combinable crops, one of three precision engineered, smart robots. Small Robot Company’s Tom, Dick and Harry robots will feed, seed and weed arable crops autonomously, with no waste. This could revolutionise food production and the toll big machinery takes on soil and the wider environment...

...Inspired by the work of Professor Simon Blackmore, at the National Centre for Precision Farming at Harper Adams University, Sam and Ben came up with the idea for Tom, Dick and Harry.

 

Read the original article in full on CPM Magazine online

 

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