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Panasonic's robotics lab in Japan designed tomato-picking robot
Robots doing human things are funny. And this tomato-picking robot from Panasonic is no exception.
The reason it's been designed is that there are labour shortages in agriculture, so it's not necessarily replacing a person at this point.
the robot has two 'eyes' (Panasonic Lumix cameras), a 'hand' (loops for harvesting the fruit), 'feet' for moving around on (a set for concrete and a set for the rails between rows of plants,