FIRA USA showcased much more than the premieres on display and on demo. Let’s take a look at some more implements and machines.
Quite a welcoming to FIRA USA 2023 by the statue called ‘The Comboy’ at the Salinas Sports Complex in Salinas, California.
Not particularly a bonsai size machine but on this OMC Shockwave tree shaker it’s all about the vision technology is uses to navigate. That technology is developed by Bonsai Robotics and relies on a monocular camera.
Farm-ng displayed a wide array of modular robots for various applications and ‘for every acre’ as a the company says.
Not only ‘for every acre’ though as the Farm-ng platform also comes in handy when you’re waiting in line for the lunch sponsored by the Western Growers Association.
Burro also proved itself valuable for all sorts of transportation tasks. Whether extra energy by means of a battery or help carrying items from Burro’s booth.
Piaggio Fast Forward had its cargo-carrying gita robot with smart following technology on display. Gita (in blue, left) can carry your tools and/or (cold) drinks to follow you around using the same camera technology as on top of the small four-wheeler in the front.
Agtonomy presented its TeleFarmer autonomy solution in various ways. Such as this combination for spraying orchards and vineyards.
Two-wheel drive WeedSpider has car like and size alloy wheels and is designed to cope with uneven field circumstances. The vehicle on the photo lacks the weeding tools the company demonstrated on the demo grounds.
Bluewhite demonstrated its colourblind Pathfinder technology for making existing tractors and other vehicles autonomous.