The Alphabet Mineral Project, holding the Google, comes in the form of robots capable of analyzing the condition of each plant. On his side, the Swiss company Ecorobotix, based in Yverdon, must market its weeder robot at the start 2021
Google entered the phone market, office automation, finance, health, internet access, transport ... And this is now a new area targeted by the American multinational: that of agriculture. Often referred to as a sector with little digitization and great potential for improvement, agriculture is now in Google's sights, who brings what he knows best: data collection and analysis.
Last week, in holding, Alphabet, presented the last project of his laboratory X, working on futuristic projects. This project, baptized Mineral, aims to significantly increase agricultural yields, in a difficult context: "To feed the population of the planet which continues to grow, world agriculture will need to produce more food in 50 years than in the previous 10,000 years - at a time when climate change is making our crops less productive ", write the project managers.
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