In Wageningen’s third Autonomous Greenhouse Challenge, international teams swill compete to grow the most profitable indoor lettuce crop from seed, entirely without human intervention.
The Federal Government has pledged $2.9 million to a multi-partner project under the new ‘Kelpie’ CRC-P that aims to automate the labour-intensive job of controlling weeds in pasture.
Wageningen University & Research’s successful second Autonomous Greenhouse Challenge yielded powerful insights and ‘globally applicable’ algorithms, with AI teams outperforming human growers.
A new learning system being trialled by Google AI researchers ‘could represent the first steps (sorry) toward robots that learn to move not thanks to exhaustive coding, but by watching videos of animals running and jumping’, says WIRED writer Matt Simon in this fascinating read.
At the Food Agility CRC’s inaugural Summit, 200+ attendees from across the agri-food sector explored the future of the sector in Australia: its challenges, opportunities and constraints. Watch the highlights video here.
US start-up Covariant.ai has released a new gen of industrial ‘bin-picking’ robots into warehouses, impressing some of the world’s biggest names in tech.
Experts in the field discuss latest developments at the nexus of flavour science and artificial intelligence, and how these are set to transform food systems worldwide, in this In this free hour-long on-demand webinar from FoodNavigator.