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Robotics to help with fruit picker shortage

Robotics to help with fruit picker shortage

Robotics to help with fruit picker shortage   Professor Bruce MacDonald talks to RNZ around improved technologies to help solve the seasonal worker shortage in NZ’s horticultural sector. Listen to the episode of RNZ podcast:...

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A fruitful partnership with Robotics Plus

A fruitful partnership with Robotics Plus

Over the last 6+ years, CARES has partnered with Robotics Plus to develop robotics technologies for orchards. Our collaboration on project Multipurpose Orchard Robotics, developed new orchard automation technology for pollination and harvesting services...

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Meet a roboticist: Mahla Nejati, PhD student

Meet a roboticist: Mahla Nejati, PhD student

Meet Mahla Nejati, PhD student.  “My most memorable moment: seeing the robot pick a kiwifruit for the first time” Multipurpose Orchard Robotics was an awesome project that developed new orchard automation technology for pollination and harvesting of fruit such as...

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Our NZ Kiwifruit picking robot features on BBC

Our NZ Kiwifruit picking robot features on BBC

Our very own Robot – The Autonomous Mobile Multipurpose Platform (AMMP) robot from MBIE funded project: Multipurpose Orchard Robotics was featured in an article as part of BBC’s Follow the Food series. This series investigating how agriculture is responding to...

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