Vitirover: Smartphone controlled solar powered vineyard robot (by Damngeeky.com)

Posted: January 21, 2013 by wynmaker in France, Research, Wine, World wine news
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Considering the impact of pesticides on soil and to lighten wine’s impact on the soil, David Xavier Beaulieu co-owner of Chateau Coutet – an estate in the Bordeaux, has developed a new solar-powered vineyard robot.

Dubbed the Vitirover, the robot is created especially to mow wild plants between vine rows that for now required heavy polluting tractors and herbicides. The Vitirover is remote controlled using a smartphone, and is built-in with GPS so that robot never goes astray.
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