A fruit picking project, nicknamed ‘RAS-Berry’ has seen a collaboration between scientists at the University of Lincoln, SAGA Robotics and Berry Gardens Growers Ltd to create the next generation of fruit-picking robots. One of the largest projects of its kind in the EU, the aim is to relieve agricultural workers from heavy lifting work and …
Senior Lecturer in Agriculture, Simon Goodger, recently gave a fascinating presentation which covered five key themes that LIAT will focus on. You can view Simon’s full presentation here. One of the themes of Simon’s presentation is Robotic Automation- a crucial element of Agri-Food Technology. A video of LIAT’s very own farming robot, Thorvald can be viewed below.
BBC One’s flagship Sunday evening programme, Countryfile, this week featured the pioneering work of the Lincoln Institute for Agri-food Technology (LIAT). As part of the show’s Lincolnshire programme, Director of LIAT Professor Simon Pearson, introduced the University’s Thorvald robot, which is designed to support a range of agri-tech experiments in the field. The image featured
A pioneering robotics system which could dramatically change the way food is manufactured will be launched this month at the University of Lincoln’s National Centre for Food Manufacturing (NCFM) in the UK. The Automated Processing Robotic Ingredient Loading (APRIL) ‘robotic chef’ system has been developed by OAL, a leading provider of process and automation solutions
Did you miss our ‘Showcasing Developments in Agri-food Technology’ event at our Holbeach campus? Don’t worry if you did! Watch them here Dr Simon Pearson tells us how LED’s are helping farming, see how the Microsoft hardware Kinect is moving computer science forward with Professor Tom Duckett, and industry expert Philip Garford shows you his RoboCrop technology. Click