aerialpruning Aerial Pruning

Heads: Shinichi Hirai
Contact: Javier Molina Mendez

Date: 2013 -

Mailing address:
Dept. Robotics, Ritsumeikan Univ.
Kusatsu, Shiga 525-8577, Japan

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Project Description

This research aims at pruning tree branches using an aerial robot. We propose a skew-gripper for fixing an aerial robot to a branch and pruning a branch by a cutting tool.


Name Title Degree
Javier Molina Mendez Graduated Ph.D
Masaaki Terada Graduated Master of Eng.
Yumeko Jokura Graduated




Pruning a tree branch using an aerial robot

Aerial robot for pruning

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