SunScout Collaborates with MAF Digital Lab for the Development of Autonomous Robot Mower
PUBLISHED: 8 AUGUST, 2023
Palmerston North, 22 September, 2022 – SunScout, a leading manufacturer of autonomous solar-powered lawn mowers, has signed a contract with Massey AgriFood Digital Lab (MAF), a New Zealand-based research and development lab specializing in autonomous vehicles for agriculture and forestry. The contract outlines MAF’s involvement in the development of SunScout’s autonomous robot mower.
The MAF team, led by Professor of Robotics Johan Potgieter, brings extensive experience in the development of high precision autonomous robot vehicles. They will work with SunScout to develop a reliable and state-of-the-art autonomous robot mower that utilizes solar power as the sole source of energy.
“This is a great project to showcase our capabilities in developing a reliable, state-of-the-art autonomous robot mower,” said Professor Potgieter. “We are excited about SunScout’s vision to add solar power as the sole power source to this robot mower, which will make it the world’s first fully sustainable robot mower.”
The collaboration between SunScout and MAF Digital Lab is a significant step in the development of sustainable lawn care technology. SunScout’s autonomous lawn mowers, with their onboard solar power system, offer a sustainable and environmentally friendly solution for lawn care. The MAF team’s expertise in autonomous vehicle technology is expected to bring a new level of precision and reliability to SunScout’s products.
“We are thrilled to partner with MAF Digital Lab for the development of our autonomous robot mower,” said SunScout CEO, Edwin Cywinski. “Their expertise in autonomous vehicle technology, combined with our vision for sustainable lawn care, will undoubtedly result in a world-class product.”
The partnership between SunScout and MAF Digital Lab is set to revolutionize the lawn care industry. By leveraging the expertise of both companies, they aim to develop an autonomous robot mower that is not only sustainable but also delivers unparalleled performance.
About SunScout: SunScout is a leading manufacturer of autonomous lawn mowers that operate on solar power. The company is dedicated to providing sustainable lawn care solutions that are both innovative and environmentally friendly.
About Massey AgriFood Digital Lab: Massey AgriFood Digital Lab is a New Zealand-based research and development lab specializing in autonomous vehicles for agriculture and forestry. The team brings extensive experience in the development of high precision autonomous robot vehicles.
For more information about SunScout, please visit: www.sunscout.co.nz. For more information about MAF Digital Lab, please visit: www.mafdigitallab.co.nz.