X Development LLC, the moonshot division of Alphabet Inc, has come up with a name for its experiment using agricultural robotics to inspect crops and collect data, all in an effort to "transform how food is grown."
Harvesting lettuces is time-consuming work. The vegetables grow close to the ground, have to be cut from their roots by hand, and the outer layers peeled off before packaging.
Bay Area-based Iron Ox today announced a $20 million Series B. The funding, led by Pathbreaker Venture and family office firms, brings the robotics company’s total funding up to $45 million to date.
FUNDING of £2.5million has been awarded to a consortium aiming to create the world’s first robotic farm.