Artificial Intelligence

There's one thing robots can't do as well as humans: pick strawberries

Strawberries are seen inside a greenhouse during cultivation at a farm in Feugarolles, Southwestern France, April 17, 2017.  REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Robots struggle to determine whether a strawberry is ripe or not. Image: REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Adam Jezard
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So far, robots are only able to find and pick 50% of ripe berries, while human labourers achieve 60-90%. Image: REUTERS/Eric Vidalhtt
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