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07/10/12 Cameras with swiveling, nimble robotic heads will be deployed by photographers who work for Getty Images, the official agency of the International Olympics Committee. The robotic heads will be perchedon scaffolding above several of the sporting sites. The photographers themselves will be stationed below with what one Getty photographer described as a “joystick” to control the movement of the camera head — and click. “The camera is not thinking for us,” is how Shaun Botterill, the London-based chief sports photographer, put it. “The photographer is still there trying to get the picture he wants.” Still, he said, “it’s a big…
07/12/10 University of Canterbury-led research team is developing a vine-pruning robot will be manufactured in New Zealand, and is forecast to earn New Zealand exporters over $200 million within 10 years of market entry. A vine-pruning robot that could save New Zealand’s horticulture industry $27.5 million a year is being developed by a University of Canterbury-led research team. The team led by Dr Richard Green (Computer Science and Software Engineering) has received almost $3 million in funding from the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology for their program to develop an intelligent vision-based pruning system. The world leading research team includes…