Do watch this videos. I have been tracking progress for several years now and it looks like we are essentially there.
what i really look forward to is watching these machines get dirty. Farming is like that you know. That four legged version could easily mount several articulated arms able to reach inside a tree and pick fruit and then place the fruit in side slung hampers. We will want longer legs to give an elevation boost as well.
such a rig could passs between two close rows and pick on either side. All fruit trees and bushes would easily accomadate such a set up.
alternately this four legged device can straddle a bush configuration as well for managed pruning and even insect removal.
High density agriculture now become completely possible and plausible on every acre of land on Earth.
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