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Grape Picking Robot Will Prune Like a Pro

Date:
October 22, 2012
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Summary:
A French engineer is offering wine-growers an efficient way to harvest their grapes without breaking their back - a robot designed to prune and pick grapes for them. While Wall-Ye (pron: Wall-Yee) the robot is still a work in progress, wine growers who've seen it are drinking to its potential. Jim Drury has more.


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