Tag: robots

Science & Environment

VIDEO: Will robots be the farmers of the future?

IN AUSTRALIA ALONE, we already have firefighting robots that can be remotely driven into a hot zone; agricultural robots (such as the robot developed by Sydney’s Australian Centre for Field Robotics that can be seen in the video autonomously tackling weeds) that can spray, weed, prune, harvest and spot disease; domestic robots that scoot around our lounge-room… View Article

Science & Environment

GALLERY: Australia’s robot workforce

Fear leads the public conversation on robots in the workforce, as people grow anxious about their jobs being lost to machines that can operate with super-human levels of efficiency. Yet, in the farming, medical, automotive and freighting industries, robots are already invaluable workers. Read more about how robots are aiding Australia’s workplaces and what it means for Australia’s future in AG#134, out now.