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The future of flying robots | Vijay Kumar | TEDxPenn

The future of flying robots | Vijay Kumar | TEDxPenn

Translator: Ivana Korom Reviewer: TED Translators admin In my lab, we build autonomous aerial robots like the one you see flying here. Unlike the commercially available drones that you can buy today, this robot doesn’t have any GPS on board. So without GPS, it’s hard for robots like this to determine their position. This robot …

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AgBot II: A New Generation Tool for Robotic Site-Specific Crop and Weed Management

AgBot II: A New Generation Tool for Robotic Site-Specific Crop and Weed Management

PROFESSOR TRISTAN PEREZ: The issue of weeds costs Australia about 1.5 billion dollars a year in terms of operations. And there is estimates of another 2.5 billion dollars a year in losses in agricultural production. Making these things even more complicated is that some of the weed species are developing resistance to herbicides. RAY RUSSELL: …

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The future of flying robots | Vijay Kumar | TEDxPenn

The future of flying robots | Vijay Kumar | TEDxPenn

Translator: Ivana Korom Reviewer: TED Translators admin In my lab, we build autonomous aerial robots like the one you see flying here. Unlike the commercially available drones that you can buy today, this robot doesn’t have any GPS on board. So without GPS, it’s hard for robots like this to determine their position. This robot …

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Self-propelled sprayers Part 1 – Auto steer

Self-propelled sprayers Part 1 – Auto steer

This machine is running auto-steer on RTK and the operator can be concentrating more on the boom, for example maintaining boom height and boom level. Auto-steer on this machine is an integrated solution, so it’s a hydraulic steer valve, which is integrated into the steering circuit. Controlled via the receiver using RTK, so it allows …

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Self-propelled sprayers – Part 6 – Rate Control

Self-propelled sprayers – Part 6 – Rate Control

Very few sprayers these days, come without any type of control system. The sprayer that we are sitting in today is equipped with a Topcon X35 console as standard. It’s supplied with an EGNOS GPS receiver and an ECU for controlling application rate and boom section switching. We can control up to 14 boom sections …

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