Keyword: Agricultural vehicles and equipment

Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
See how hyperspectral imaging adds value to food inspection systems.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
A new technology uses nanoscale sensors and fiber optics to measure water status just inside a leaf’s surface, where water in plants is most actively managed.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The retrofit uses unconventional technologies.
Briefs: Materials
High-voltage direct current cables can more efficiently transport electricity over long distances.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers are using a standard RGB digital camera to accurately monitor soil moisture.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The intelligent camera features all three resolutions: spatial, temporal, and spectral.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
See how a system feeds plants, delivering about 5,417 gallons of water per hour.
Application Briefs: Imaging

Smart agriculture, also known as precision agriculture, allows farmers to maximize yields using minimal resources such as water, fertilizer, and...

Briefs: Motion Control

Today's crop breeders are trying to boost yields while preparing plants to withstand severe weather and changing climates. To succeed, they must locate the genes for high-yielding, hardy traits in crop...

NASA Spinoff: Transportation

Spinoff is NASA’s annual publication featuring successfully commercialized NASA technology. This commercialization has contributed to the development of products and services in the...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

A non-actuated tool has been developed for preparing regolith for in situ measurement by smoothing uneven surfaces and excavating fresher subsurface material for planetary exploration. The STAMP...

Briefs: Energy

Strobe or rotating beacon-type emergency lighting is a requirement on all Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT) maintenance and construction vehicles. There is an effort to...

Briefs: Lighting

Strobe or rotating beacon-type emergency lighting is a requirement on all Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT) maintenance and construction vehicles. There is an effort...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

A ladar-based system now undergoing development is intended to enable an autonomous mobile robot in an outdoor environment to avoid moving toward trees, large rocks, and other...