What if your plants could look after themselves?

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What if your plants could look after themselves?

Sep 03, 2018 08:23 IST

It seems the future has arrived, with Chinese roboticist Sun Tianqi engineering a six-legged toy robot to carry a potted plant on its back, that essentially looks after itself. The AI-enabled robo-plant hybrid can move itself to gain access to sunlight, or shelter itself, giving a new meaning to Heliotropic flora. The robot can even "play" with humans, and stomps its feet when the plant it carries requires watering.

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