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    Default Anyone fancy making a mint in their garage?

    The time can't be far off when a practical robot capable of detecting and bagging agricultural pests in greenhouses and even open fields or vineyards etc can be made and sold for a modest amount.

    For example, it looks like this open-source Yolo project might be adequate for the detection part with suitable training.

    If anyone with electronics and mechanical hardware experience is interested then by all means PM me and we can start discussing it.

    Actually, I've asked here before, but received no serious replies, and not over-optimistic that this time will be any different ..

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    Quote Originally Posted by OwlHoot View Post
    The time can't be far off when a practical robot capable of detecting and bagging agricultural pests in greenhouses and even open fields or vineyards etc can be made and sold for a modest amount.

    Actually, I've asked here before, but received no serious replies, and not over-optimistic that this time will be any different ..

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    Quote Originally Posted by OwlHoot View Post
    Anyone fancy making a mint in their garage?

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    Make it capable of teabagging, and you're going to put nlady out of business.

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    Grey goo nanobots??
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    As a side project you could look at making a robot also able to aid with the pollination. Would be a bigger money spinner if the decline of bees continues.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hobosapien View Post
    As a side project you could look at making a robot also able to aid with the pollination. Would be a bigger money spinner if the decline of bees continues.
    Absolutely, and it would probably be comparatively easier than trying to identify and grab moving caterpillars and beetles etc.
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    How would one dispose of the resulting harvest? Apparently slugs have a 2 mile estate and know where you live. Patently a money spinner if you don't mind looking the other way

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