For the fifth edition of FIRA, the International Forum of Agricultural Robotics, Easton Robotics has agreed to be a sponsor for this year’s all-virtual event. The annual conference brings together the top agricultural robotics companies and engineers from around the world and is widely known as the premier event for agricultural robotics. Planned for December 8-10, 2020, this year’s agricultural robotics conference includes a strong group of agricultural robotics companies and technical presentations on leading edge research, including manufacturers and engineers from the US, France, Denmark, and Germany.
The theme for this year’s event is “Agricultural Robotics: Part of the New Deal?” and the event organizers expect more than 3,000 participants. The virtual format makes it possible to include many more participants than the prior events have typically seen, which expands the potential reach of the event and the leading-edge robotics manufacturers. Typically held in Toulouse, France in early December each year, for 2020 the Covid-19 conditions have imposed constraints on assembling in person, but this may in fact greatly increase the event’s global reach. For more information about the event and FIRA, see www.fira-agtech.com.
Easton Robotics is one of several US companies participating in the all-virtual exhibition. While many of the robotics manufacturers with mature products will be providing live demonstrations during the conference, Easton Robotics is still in the early stages of product development and will not be providing demonstrations this year.