Slothbot Takes a Leisurely Approach to Environmental Monitoring

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Slothbot Takes a Leisurely Approach to Environmental Monitoring

For environmental monitoring, precision agriculture, infrastructure maintenance and certain security applications, slow and energy efficient can be better than fast and always needing a recharge. That’s where “SlothBot” comes in. Powered by a pair of photovoltaic panels and designed to linger in the forest canopy continuously for months, SlothBot moves only when it must to measure environmental changes.

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Categories
Research, Energy, Environment, Robotics
Keywords
robotics, SlothBot, energy-efficient
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  • Created By: John Toon
  • Created On: Jun 3, 2019 - 1:56pm
  • Last Updated: Jun 3, 2019 - 1:57pm