Friday, August 6, 2021

Deere buys automation company

John Deere is paying $250 million US for Bear Flag Robotics, a California-based startup founded in 2017 to use artificial intelligence to fully automate tractors.

Bear Flag focuses in building retrofit systems to use its patented artificial intelligence for fully autonomous tractors. 

The company says its technology deploys 360-degree situational awareness as well as monitors implements, tractor health and the external environment.