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Throvald Agricultural Robot

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Throvald Agricultural Robot by Saga Robotics

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Throvald Agricultural Robot

  1. 1. Thorvald II 1Norwegian University of Life Sciences The Thorvald agricultural robot by Saga Robotics
  2. 2. Agricultural machinery -a little history… 6000 B.C ? MESOPOTAMIA ALEXANDER THE GREAT 300 B.C 1850 STEAM ENGINE 1900 SMALL TRACTORS 1980 BIG TRACTORS 2000 HUGE TRACTORS Norwegian University of Life SciencesRobotics and Control Group
  3. 3. Thorvald II 4Norwegian University of Life Sciences Opportunities How can robots help to get advanced technology into the fiels?
  4. 4. UV effects Oct 2017 Confidential
  5. 5. Robots in Agriculture (Tractica)
  6. 6. The RAS-Berry project Robotics and Automation for Berry Production One of the largest, if not the largest, research project on agricultural robotics worldwide: • 9 postdocs • 15 PhDs • 6 engineers/technicians • 15 Professors • 2 project managers Norwegian University of Life SciencesRobotics and Control Group PERCEPTION OF HUMANS APPLIED TO FRUIT PICKING FLEET MANAGEMENT SHARED AUTONOMY CHARGING TOOL CHGANGING APPLIED TO AGRONOMY PhD NMBU Lars Grimstad 1st Funding: NMBU 2nd P. J. From N. Bjugstad Engineer Saga Øystein Sund 1st Funding: Saga Robot 2nd P. J. From N. Bjugstad WP1 SYSTEM INTEGRATION Marc Hanheide postdoc Lincoln NN (UKps2) 1st Funding: Univ. Lincoln 2nd G. Cielniak P. J. From Engineer Saga Marius Austad 1st Funding: Saga Robot 2nd P. J. From N. Bjugstad PhD NMBU Vignesh Raja 1st Funding: NMBU 2nd J Gjevestad P. J. From PhD NMBU NN (NPhD2) 1st Funding: NMBU 2nd P. J. From G. Neumann PhD NMBU Ivar Overland (20%) 1st Funding: NMBU 2nd J Gjevestad R A S – B e r r y Robotics and Autonomous Systems for Berry Production Project coordinator: Pål Johan From Participants: Univ. Lincoln, NMBU, Saga Robotics, CBS Robotics Pilot farms: BerryGardens (UK) and Myhrene (NO) postdoc NMBU NN (Npd1) 1st Funding: NMBU 2nd P. J. From G. Cielniak PhD NMBU NN (NPhD1) 1st Funding: NMBU 2nd P. J. From J. Gjevestad PhD Lincoln NN (UKpd2) 1st Funding: Univ. Lincoln 2nd P. Baxter P. J. From postdoc Lincoln NN (IUKPhD1) 1st Funding: Univ. Lincoln 2nd N. Bellotto P. J. From WP3 TASK PLANNING & SCHEDULING Greg Cielniak, Marc Hanheide WP2 WORLD MODELLING Greg Cielniak WP5 SAFE HRI Nicola Bellotto Paul Baxter WP6 PERCEPTION Tom Duckett, Mike Mangan WP7 FRUIT PICKING Gerhard Neumann WP4 NAVIGATION AND AUTONOMY Jon Glenn Gjevestad WP9 MECHANICAL DESIGN Pål Johan From postdoc Lincoln NN (IUKPhD1) 1st Funding: Univ. Lincoln 2nd D. Bochtis P. J. From postdoc Lincoln NN (IUKpd1) 1st Funding: Innovate UK 2nd T. Duckett P. J. From PhD Lincoln NN (UKPhD2) 1st Funding: Univ. Lincoln 2nd M. Mangan P. J. From postdoc Lincoln NN (IUKpd1) 1st Funding: Innovate UK 2nd P. J. From J. Gjevestad Researchr Saga Sutha 1st Funding: Saga Robot 2nd I. Wright Arne Stensvan WP7 AGRONOMY Simon, Isobel WP10 DEMONTRATORS AND INFRASTRUCTURE Pål Johan From Mech eng Lincoln NN (Staff3) 1st Supervisors 2nd P. J. From G. Cielniak Design en Lincoln NN (Staff4) 1st Supervisors 2nd P. J. From G. Cielniak Technic. Lincoln NN (Staff5) 1st Supervisors 2nd P. J. From G. Cielniak 3D vision to replace Kinect Single fruit detection/modelling WP0 MANAGEMENT Marc Hanheide Project Manager NN (Staff1) Project Manager NN (Staff2) postdoc Lincoln NN (UKpd1) 1st Funding: Univ. Lincoln 2nd M. Hanheide P. J. From PhD Lincoln NN (UKPhD3) 1st Funding: AHDB 2nd M. Mangan PhD Lincoln NN (UKPhD3) 1st Funding: BBRSC 2nd G. Cielniak PhD Lincoln NN (UKPhD4) 1st Funding: BBRSC 2nd G. Cielniak RELATED ACTIVITY LIGHT MODELLNG Simon, Isobel postdoc Lincoln Amir Badiee 1st Funding: Univ. Lincoln 2nd S. Pearson PhD Lincoln Gulce Onbasili 1st Funding: AHDB 2nd S. Pearson RELATED ACTIVITY POST-HARVEST SOFT FRUIT HANDLING Simon, Geri PhD Lincoln Liana 1st Funding: Univ. Lincoln 2nd S. Pearson PhD NMBU Ya Xiong 1st Funding: RCN 2nd P. J. From PhD NMBU Aleksander Eilertsen 1st Funding: RCN 2nd P. J. From E. Misimi RELATED ACTIVITY DRONES IN AGRICULTURE Pål From PhD NMBU Mariann Bakken 1st Funding: Sintef 2nd P. J. From RELATED ACTIVITY THE COSMOS PROJECT Simon, Greg postdoc Lincoln Jaime Fentanes 1st Funding: Univ. Lincoln 2nd G. Cielniak PhD Lincoln Anestis Zaganidis 1st Funding: Univ. Lincoln 2nd G. Cielniak

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