Robotic Farm Cart - Seeking Feedback
Augean Robotics (AGR) builds practical robots for use in farm/outdoor applications. Our launch product, Burro, is a robotic cart that can follow an operator. We are seeking feedback from Farmers and other people who might have a use for this type of product.
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Burro 4WD Prototype
Do you use any of the below tools to shuttle picked produce or other items on a regular basis?
Powered Wheel Barrow
Buckets / Bins / Lugs
Truck Bed or Wagon/Container pulled by/carried by Tractor/Powered Vehicle
Wheel Barrow / Wheeled Cart
What is the furthest distance you shuttle picked produce or other items back and forth on a regular basis? Please describe the distance and application.
Could you imagine using a cart that followed you automatically instead of any of the previously mentioned tools?
If you had a use for a cart that followed you automatically, how much would it need to carry to be useful for you?
Up to 250 Pounds
Up to 500 pounds
Up to 750 Pounds
Up to 1000 Pounds
Over 1000 Pounds
I would never want a cart that followed me, no matter the payload
If you had a use for a cart that followed you automatically, how narrow would it have to be to be useful (i.e. fit down your rows, through tight spaces, etc.)?
Under 20 inches wide
Under 26 inches wide
Under 32 inches wide
Under 48 Inches wide
I would never want a cart that followed me, no matter the width
If you had a use for a cart that followed you automatically, how long would it need to go on a charge to be practical?
At least 5 miles
At least 10 miles
At least 15 miles
At least 20 miles
Over 20 miles
If you had a use for a cart that followed you automatically, would you use it for your full-time profession?
No, I would use it at home etc.
I have no use for a cart that follows me
Yes, I would use it in my full time work
What features might you want?
Multiple units following a single user ( i.e the units would follow in a single row behind a user )
None of these
Self Dump / Self Unloading
Path Record and Retrace (i.e. follow you, record path, then follow path back to set point)
Payload recording (weigh each payload and provide a log of produce picked, or material moved)
If you had an interest in a following cart, which type of bed might you want?
Flat 24 inch by 48 inch bed similar to the one fitted on this garden cart
Wheel Barrow Style Bin
Bed to carry stack-able trays
How would you describe yourself?
If you could see a use for a following cart, could you please describe your operation (i.e. if a farm, size, acreage, crops grown, crops grown where a robotic following cart might help)?
What might a robotic following cart, with 300-500 pounds of capacity and 10+ miles of range be worth to you?
Would you be interested in a Burro following cart?
Yes (if yes, please enter your name and email address in the subsequent questions)
Yes, and I would like an early demo of one (if yes, please enter your name and email address in the subsequent questions)
Where are you located (which state)?
Do you have any other feedback on our concept?
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