Artificial Intelligence

This flying AI robot can pick fruit – preventing waste in the process

COVID-19 restrictions have made it hard to source fruit pickers. Image: REUTERS/Fernando Carranza

Douglas Broom

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Flying autonomous robots can work 24 hours a day, and only pick ripe fruit. Image: Kubota/Tevel
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Global production of fresh fruit has risen stedily since 1990. Image: Statista
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