In our day to do garden or vegetable garden could citizens for fun, or residents of developing States for food. As a full-fledged gardener-assistant can be purchased new automated system FarmBot. The robot must be installed on the frame of a half to three meters elevated above the ground level. Works like multitasking FarmBot 3D printer. On rail it moves over the beds, fixing the condition of the plants with the soil by a special camera, and the obtained data are analyzed based on the algorithm of recognizing the “harvest” image.
If the robot sees a threat, it will take appropriate measures. For example, noticing the caterpillars, FarmBot will go where you store the tools, grab a spray bottle and you spray the beds with insecticide. The device was successfully fighting with the weeds. It correlates the images with sample images of cultivated plants. Extra plants are removed, after which the robot is still and will be engaged in spraying herbicide. Basic watering him either under force.
This high-tech agricultural machine manufactured using 3D printing. Thus, the time for its creation and installation will be shortened from three months to fifteen working days. Because of this, the creators of the new needs likely to enter the market. The required basic device workspace is optimal for household plots. In industrial scale it is not applicable. But according to the creators FarmBot, in some situations, the device will be useful for large farms. For example, if they lack manpower.
But created the project in the first place, to ensure access for everyone to fresh produce. At the same time, the authors sought to reduce the common agricultural chores. This is a great help for families who do not have the time to handle the garden area. FarmBot is good for the inhabitants of desert places.
The device will help to control the creation of products at each stage. The user shall be able to identify the use of certain pesticides along with fertilizers. This technology can be applied for learning. Half of the devices sold to date are used in educational institutions.