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World’s First Robot Farm

Sustainable veggie producer SPREAD is building the world's first farm run entirely by robots at new facility in Kyoto, set to open in 2017.

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Snow Revoval Robot Compresses Flakes into Bricks

Do you operate a snow plow for a living? Look out! The YukiTaro robot not only shovels snow, it converts it into a short, melting wall. (Photo credit: of Research and Development, Inc.)

As winter takes hold, a roboticists mind can help but think of an old favorite: YukiTaro, Japan’s answer to snow. This adorable bot doesn’t just shovel the snow: it turns it into stacks of frigid bricks. The yellow bot autonomously avoids humans using cameras and image-processing software, so it can clear …

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