Harvesting Robot
Artist Impression
Sweet-pepper crop
in the greenhouse

A. Articles in farmers magazines

  1. Mulderij, R. (2015). Plukrobots: The Last Frontier? AGF Primeur, 02, p40-41.
  2. Gorvett, Z. (2015). World's first pepper-picking robot heralds new era. Horizon, The EU Research & Innovation Magazine.
  3. Fossgreen, A. (2015). Hightech-Zentrum Bauernhof. Landwirtschaft Hightech, sonntagszeitung.
  4. Van Herck, L., Wittemans, L. (2015). Oogstrobot in de paprikateelt begin 2018? Proeftuinnieuws, 16, p34.
  5. Van Herck, L., Wittemans, L. (2016). Oogstrobot voor paprika dichterbij dan je denkt. Management&Techniek, 2, p48-49.
  6. Robot plukt richting praktijkrijpheid. Nieuwe Oogst June 2016, p18-19.
  7. Balendonck, J. (2016). Hoe veilig is de kas van de toekomst? Kas, juli 2016, p10-13.
  8. Balendonck, J. (2016) Robots en el invernadero. Revista Alimentaria, Sep 2016, p59.
  9. Van Herck, L., Wittemans, L. (2017) Aangepaste teeltmaatregelen geven meer mechanisch oogstbare paprika's. Proeftuinnieuws, 3, p15-16.
  10. Van Herck, L. (2017) Belichting in paprika voorlopig niet aan de orde. Proeftuinnieuws, 9, p8-9.
  11. Balendonck, J. (2017) I Robot, your personal assistant scout. Kas Magazine / TuinbouwCommunicatie (Automatisering), p12-13.
  12. Balendonck, J. (2017) Sweeper robot plukt eerste paprika. Onder Glas, 14 (1), p53.
  13. Barth, R. (2017) Artificial 3D pepper model for harvesting robot. In Greenhouses: the international magazine for greenhouse growers, 6 (3), p47.
  14. Balendonck, J. (2017) Sweeper robot picks first peppers. In Greenhouses: the international magazine for greenhouse growers, 6 (2), p37.
  15. Barth, R. (2017) Kunstmatig 3D model paprika voor oogstrobot. Onder Glas, 3, p39.

B. Other non-scientific publications

  1. Oberst, C. (2015). Pepper bot. The SNACK, issue 12, p27-29.
  2. European Union (2017). Pepper robot harvester edges closer to commercialization. CORDIS http://cordis.europa.eu/result/rcn/202832_en.html
  3. Van Eerden H. (2017). Cross-over between high-tech and agri- & horticulture. Mikroniek, 6, p5-9.

C. Communication in newspapers and radio

  1. AD Haagse Courant. 05/02/2015. Wetenschappers bouwen oogstrobot voor paprika's.
  2. De Stentor. 06/02/2016. Paprikakweker uit Koekoekspolder spil in ontwikkeling van plukrobot.
  3. De Telegraaf. 28/02/2016. Paprikarobot.
  4. BNR (radio). 15/08/2016. Maak kennis met de paprikarobot. http://www.bnr.nl/radio/wetenschap-vandaag/10309440/maak-kennis-met-de-paprikarob.
  5. De Volkskrant. 24/04/2017. Aspergerobot stuurt steker straks naar huis. http://www.volkskrant.nl/economie/aspergerobot-stuurt-steker-straks-naar-huis~a4490102/.

D. Articles in peer-reviewed journals

  1. Barth, R., Hemming, J., van Henten, E.J. (2016). Design of an eye-in-hand sensing and servo control framework for harvesting robotics in dense vegetation? Journal of Biosystems Engineering. doi:10.1016/j.biosystemseng.2015.12.001
  2. Barth, R., IJsselmuiden, J., Hemming, J., Van Henten, E.J. (2018). Data synthesis methods for semantic segmentation in agriculture: A Capsicum annuum dataset. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 144, pp 284-296. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168169917305689?via%3Dihub.
  3. Barth, R., IJsselmuiden, J., Hemming, J., Van Henten, E.J. (2017). Synthetic bootstrapping of convolutional neural networks for semantic plant part segmentation. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168169917307664?via%3Dihub.
  4. Ostovar, A., Ringdahl, O., Hellström, T. (2018). Adaptive Image Thresholding of Yellow Peppers for a Harvesting Robot. Robotics, 7, 11. doi:10.3390/robotics7010011

E. Conference proceedings

  1. Ringdahl, O., Kurtser, P., Edan, Y. (2017). Strategies for selecting best approach direction for a sweet-pepper harvesting robot. TAROS2017 – Guildford (UK) doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-64107-2_41.
  2. Barth, R., IJsselmuiden, J.M.M., Hemming, J., van Henten, E.J. (2017). Optimising Realism of Synthetic Agricultural Images using Cycle Generative Adversarial Networks. In: Proceedings of the IEEE IROS workshop on Agricultural Robotics / Kounalakis, Tsampikos, van Evert, Frits, Ball, David Michael, Kootstra, Gert, Nalpantidis, Lazaros, Wageningen : Wageningen University & Research, p18-22. http://edepot.wur.nl/440230.

F. Presentations at conferences

  1. Bontsema, J. (2015). Sweet Pepper Harvesting Robot. EU Robotics Forum, Vienna, Austria, 11-13/ Mar 2015.
  2. Hemming, J. (2015). Will robotics take horticulture production to the next level? Indoor Ag-Con conference, New York, USA, 15 Oct 2015.
  3. Polder, G. (2016). Second Annual AgRA TC Lightning Round. IEEE, webinar, 21 Jan 2016.
  4. Kurtser, P., Arad, B., Ben Shahar, O., van Bree, M., Moonen, J., van Tujil, B., Edan, Y. (2016). Robotic Data Acquisition of Sweet Pepper Images for Research and Development. ICR2016, Israel, 13 Apr 2016.
  5. Ringdahl, O., Kurtser, P., Barth, R., Edan, Y. (2016). Operational flow of an autonomous sweet pepper harvesting robot. ICR2016, Israel, 13 Apr 2016.
  6. Van Herck, L. (2017). Growing generative peppers + LED: Challenge. Horticultural Lighting Conference, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 23 May 2017.
  7. Kurtser, P. (2017). Harvesting Sequence Optimization Under Partial Initial Information. POMS2017, Tel Aviv, Israel, 27-29 Jun 2017.
  8. Hemming, J. (2017) Robotics, automation and ICT solutions for profitable greenhouse business. Presentation at Netherlands-Japan Horticulture Seminar, Agro Innovation Fair, Tokyo, Japan, 5 Oct 2017.

G. Presentations at workshops

  1. DLO (2015). Sweet Pepper Harvesting Robot. Technology for Agrifood 2015, ’s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands, 16 Oct 2015.
  2. Ringdahl, O. (2016). A software framework for agricultural robotics using ROS. BGU, Israel, 04 Apr 2016.
     

H. Presentations at events other than a conference or a workshop

  1. Van Herck, L. (2014). Sweet Pepper Harvesting Robot, Technical Committee Sweet Pepper, Belgium, 14 Oct 2014.
  2. Bontsema, J. (2015). CROPS: Clever Robots for CROPS. Precision Farming Expo 2015. Salem Oregon, US, 18 March 2015.
  3. Van Herck, L. (2017). Symposium “Van licht naar gewicht”, Belgium, 17 Jan 2017.
  4. Van Herck, L. (2017). Guided tour sweet pepper committee, Belgium, 28 Mar 2017.

 

I. Posters

  1. Edan, Y. (2015). Sweet Pepper Harvesting Robot. IROS, Hamburg, Germany, 28 Sep 2015.
  2. Edan, Y. (2016). Sweet Pepper Harvesting Robot. ICR2016, Israel, 13 Apr 2016.
  3. Kurtser et al. (2016). Viewpoints analyses for sweet pepper detection. ABC Sensing: from minds to machines, Israel, 29 May-1 June 2016.
  4. Balendonck, J., Barth, R., Hemming, J., van Tuijl, B., Tielen, T., Raaphorst, M. (2017). “Oog-in-hand” coördinatie voor het oogsten van paprika’s met de SWEEPER robot. Agro Food Robotics beurs, Den Bosch, The Netherlands, 13-14 Dec 2017.
  5. Harel, B., Kurtser, P., Van Herck, L., Parmet, Y., Edan, Y. (2016) Algorithms and Analysis of Sweet-Pepper Color Estimation. ABC Sensing: from minds to machines, Israel, 29 May-1 June 2016.
  6. Barth, R., IJsselmuiden, J.M.M., Hemming, J., van Henten, E.J. (2017). Optimising Realism of Synthetic Agricultural Images using Cycle Generative Adversarial Networks. IROS 2017, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 24-28 September 2017.

 J. Trade fairs and exhibitions

  1. Kom in de Kas, The Netherlands, 02 Apr 2016.
  2. Booth at Vision 2016, Stuttgard, Germany, 8-10 Nov 2016.
  3. Agro Food Robotics beurs, Den Bosch, The Netherlands, 13-14 Dec 2017.

K. Press releases

  1. 04/02/2015. International partnership will develop first market ready sweet pepper harvesting robot.
  2. 04/02/2015. Ontwikkeling van eerste marktrijpe oogstrobot voor paprika door internationaal partnerschap

L. Websites

  Date Website Link
1 12/01/2015 Tuinbouwnet http://tuinbouwnet.be/?s=oogstrobot
2 12/01/2015 Paprikanet http://www.paprikanet.nl/paprika/nieuws/vervolgproject-voor-paprika-oogstrobot/
3 12/01/2015 Groentenet http://www.groentenet.nl/groenten/nieuws/vervolgproject-voor-paprika-oogstrobot/
4 13/01/2015 EU http://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/en/news/first-robotics-projects-h2020-starting
5 22/01/2015 Vilt http://www.vilt.be/nederlandse-onderzoekers-ontwikkelen-paprikarobot
6 04/02/2015 Groenten&Fruit Actueel http://www.gfactueel.nl/Glas/Achtergrond/2015/2/Marktrijpe-oogstrobot-paprika-op-komst-1699056W/
7 04/02/2015 Z24 http://www.z24.nl/geld/pas-op-paprika-plukker-deze-robot-pikt-straks-je-baan-in-535180
8 04/02/2015 IMV Europe http://www.imveurope.com/news/news_story.php?news_id=1619
9 04/02/2015 Nieuwe Oogst http://www.nieuweoogst.nu/scripts/edoris/edoris.dll?tem=LTO_TEXT_VIEW&doc_id=217668#.VYQyw5scS71
10 04/02/2015 Resource http://resource.wageningenur.nl/nl/wetenschap/show/Vervolgonderzoek-voor-paprikaplukrobot.htm
11 04/02/2015 SeedQuest http://www.seedquest.com/news.php?type=news&id_article=58753&id_region=&id_category=46&id_crop
12 05/02/2015 Horizon 2020 http://horizon2020projects.com/il-ict/horizon-2020-funds-advancements-in-sweet-pepper-harvester/
13 05/02/2015 Groentenet http://www.groentenet.nl/groenten/nieuws/nieuw-project-oogstrobot-start-volgende-week/
14 05/02/2015 Paprikanet http://www.paprikanet.nl/paprika/nieuws/nieuw-project-oogstrobot-start-volgende-week/
15 05/02/2015 Engineeringnet http://www.engineeringnet.nl/detail_nederland.asp?Id=13881&category=research&titel=Vier%20miljoen%20euro%20voor%20ontwikkeling%20oogstrobot%20paprika
16 05/02/2015 Food Valley Update http://www.foodvalleyupdate.nl/nieuws/ontwikkeling-oogstrobot-paprika-krijgt-eu-subsidie/
17 05/02/2015 FreshFruitPortal http://www.freshfruitportal.com/2015/02/05/eu-to-fund-development-of-first-bell-pepper-harvesting-robot/?country=others
18 06/02/2015 PSKW www.proefstation.be
19 06/02/2015 De Stentor http://www.destentor.nl/regio/kampen/ijsselmuiden-paprikakweker-uit-koekoekspolder-spil-in-ontwikkeling-van-plukrobot-1.4750585
20 06/02/2015 Kogge Courant http://www.koggecourant.nl/1711-robot-voor-paprika-oogst-in-ijsselmuiden
21 06/02/2015 RTV Oost http://www.rtvoost.nl/nieuws/default.aspx?nid=210198
22 06/02/2015 BoerenBusiness http://www.boerenbusiness.nl/tech/artikel/10861936/eerste-oogstrobot-gaat-eindelijk-levenslicht-zien
23 06/02/2015 Greenhouse Technology & Know-How http://www.greenhousetechnology.nl/nieuwsitem/ontwikkeling-van-eerste-marktrijpe-oogstrobot-voor-paprika-van-start
24 06/02/2015 Seed Daily http://www.seeddaily.com/reports/International_partnership_will_develop_first_market_ready_sweet_pepper_harvesting_robot_999.html
25 06/02/2015 Vision&Robotics http://visionandrobotics.nl/2015/02/06/eerste-oogstrobot-voor-paprikas-ter-wereld-op-komst/
26 09/02/2015 Irmato http://www.irmato.com/nl/1/8/340/nieuws/internationaal_partnerschap_irmato.aspx?homepage=true
27 11/02/2015 Technisch Weekblad http://www.technischweekblad.nl/nieuws/paprikaplukrobot-verder-ontwikkeld/item4747
28 12/02/2015 Mechatronica&Machinebouw http://www.mechatronicamachinebouw.nl/artikel/wur-ontwikkelt-eerste-marktrijpe-oogstrobot-paprikas.html
29 13/02/2015 Vision Systems Design http://www.vision-systems.com/articles/2015/02/vegetable-harvesting-robot-being-developed-by-european-commission.html
30 23/02/2015 BGU http://in.bgu.ac.il/en/Pages/news/pepper_sweeper.aspx
31 23/02/2015 HortiDaily http://www.hortidaily.com/article/15444/Sweeper-first-market-ready-harvesting-robot
32 25/02/2015 The Jerusalem Post http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/New-Tech/BGU-researchers-partner-with-EU-countries-on-pepper-harvesting-robot-391821
33 25/02/2015 BGU http://www.nrg.co.il/online/13/ART2/678/374.html?hp=13&cat=138&loc=47
34 27/02/2015 LinkMagazine http://www.linkmagazine.nl/content/view/5098/
35 04/03/2015 HortiDaily http://www.hortidaily.com/article/15486/Israel-BGU-researchers-partner-with-EU-countries-on-pepper-harvesting-robot
36 05/03/2015 Fruchtportal http://www.fruchtportal.de/news/artikel/013367/erster-vermarktbarer-ernteroboter-fur-paprikas-wird-entwickelt
37 25/03/2015 Groentennieuws http://www.groentennieuws.nl/artikel/123578/Oogsrobot-SWEEPER-ook-voor-andere-gewassen
38 21/08/2015 GreenHow http://www.greenhousetechnology.nl/dossier/waar-blijft-de-robot
39 21/08/2015 GreenHow  
40 25/09/2015 GreenHow http://www.greenhousetechnology.nl/interview/paprikateler-andre-kaashoek-een-robot-moet-een-plus-opleveren
41 19/10/2015 The Robot Report http://www.therobotreport.com/news/87-million-in-european-robotic-projects-funded
42 02/11/2015 RTLZ http://www.rtlz.nl/tech/van-robotplukker-tot-extra-gezonde-tomaten
43 03/03/2016 Umea University http://www.cs.umu.se/english/about-the-department/news/newsdetailpage/robot-automatically-harvests-pepper.cid264195
44 04/05/2016 SPARC http://sparc-robotics.eu/farming-with-robots/
45 10/05/2016 Wageningen UR https://www.wageningenur.nl/nl/nieuws/Nieuwe-paprika-oogstrobot-Sweeper-klaar-voor-praktijktest.htm
46 11/05/2016 AGF http://www.groentennieuws.nl/artikel/140936/Paprika-oogstrobot-Sweeper-gaat-de-kas-in
47 12/05/2016 Greenhouse Technology & Know-How http://www.greenhousetechnology.nl/nieuwsitem/paprika-oogstrobot-sweeper-gaat-volgende-ontwikkelfase-in
48 16/08/2016 Kas Groentenet

http://www.groentenet.nl/groenten/nieuws/paprikaoogstrobot-op-bnr-radio/

49 05/04/2017 GroenteNet http://www.groentenet.nl/groenten/nieuws/paprikaoogstrobot-getest-in-belgische-kas/
50 06/04/2017 Groentennieuws http://www.groentennieuws.nl/artikel/155804/Paprikaplukrobot-getest-in-Belgische-kas

 

M. Social media

  Date Medium Link
1 13/01/2015 Twitter https://twitter.com/RoboticsEU/status/554999584016318464
2 3/01/2015 Facebook https://www.facebook.com/RoboticsEU
3 7/06/2015 Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7E1vvJYnLdY
4 21/04/2016 Facebook https://www.facebook.com/RoboticsEU
5 21/04/2016 Twitter https://twitter.com/RoboticsEU

The following table contains the until now published public deliverables of Sweeper.

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Del. Deliverable name Partner Level Type
D8.1 Dissemination section on SWEEPER website ready DLO PU DEC
D3.2 Extended and implemented software framework and GUI UMU PU OTHER
D3.3 Training session during SWEEPER workshop on the use of ROS and on the SWEEPER software framework UMU PU OTHER
D3.4 Specification of ROS messages between all basic software components UMU PU OTHER
D6.1 Determine crop-criterions PSKW PU R
D5.1 Image database #1 with different crop conditions available for analyses BGU PU OTHER
D7.1 Report on test scenarios and definition performance measures DLO PU R
D3.6 Specification of ROS messages between all software components UMU PU R
D4.4 Motion control routines for the manipulator and gripper UMU PU OTHER
D5.2 Basic software for fruit detection, localization and maturity BGU PU OTHER
D6.2 Selection of the most appropriate varieties for mechanical harvesting PSKW PU R
D5.3 Image database #2 with different crop conditions available for analyses BGU PU OTHER
D5.4 Report on basic fruit detection, localization and maturity algorithms BGU PU R
D4.6 Motion planning and obstacle avoidance for manipulator UMU PU OTHER
D4.7 Basic Routines for precise gripper control for manipulator BGU PU OTHER
D4.9 Basic Algorithms for obstacle detection and avoidance for the automated platform UMU PU OTHER
D5.5 Report on evaluation methodologies BGU PU R
D5.6 Advanced software for fruit detection, localization and maturity BGU PU R
D5.7 Advanced software for obstacle detection and localization algorithms DLO PU OTHER
D5.8 Image databases #3 with different crop conditions (corresponding to WP6) available for analyses BGU PU OTHER
D6.3 Effect of cultivation technique on crop openness and production PSKW PU R
D6.4 Enhancing crop openness by means of climate control PSKW PU R
D5.10 Advanced software for fruit detection, localization and maturity, linked with results from WP6: optimized crop #2 BGU PU OTHER

 

(this list was last updated: September 9, 2017)

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No. Date Type of dissemination and communication activities Source Title Author Reference
1 14-10-2014 Participation to an event other than a conference or workshop PSKW Liesbet Van Herck Presentation Technical Committee Sweet Pepper at Proefcentrum Hoogstraten
2 12-01-2015 Web-site Tuinbouwnet Eerste werkende paprika-oogstrobot tuinbouwnet.be/?s=oogstrobot
3 12-01-2015 Web-site Paprikanet Vervolgproject voor paprika-oogstrobot www.paprikanet.nl/paprika/nieuws/vervolgproject-voor-paprika-oogstrobot/
4 12-01-2015 Web-site Groentenet Vervolgproject voor paprika-oogstrobot www.groentenet.nl/groenten/nieuws/vervolgproject-voor-paprika-oogstrobot/
5 13-01-2015 Web-site EU The first robotics projects of H2020 starting Yuri Sonderberg Digital Agenda Website Newsroom: ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/en/news/first-robotics-projects-h2020-starting
6 13-01-2015 Social media Proud to announce the first robotics projects of H2020 Twitter: twitter.com/RoboticsEU/status/554999584016318464
7 13-01-2015 Social media Cognitive Systems and Robotics EU Programme Facebook: www.facebook.com/RoboticsEU
8 22-01-2015 Web-site Vilt Nederlandse onderzoekers ontwikkelen paprikarobot www.vilt.be/nederlandse-onderzoekers-ontwikkelen-paprikarobot
9 04-02-2015 Press release SWEEPER International partnership will develop first market ready sweet pepper harvesting robot. www.sweeper-robot.eu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=27&catid=11
10 04-02-2015 Press release Wageningen UR Ontwikkeling van eerste marktrijpe oogstrobot voor paprika door internationaal partnerschap www.wageningenur.nl/nl/nieuws/Ontwikkeling-van-eerste-marktrijpe-oogstrobot-voor-paprika-door-internationaal-partnerschap.htm
11 04-02-2015 Web-site Groenten&Fruit Actueel Marktrijpe oogstrobot paprika op komst Peter Visser www.gfactueel.nl/Glas/Achtergrond/2015/2/Marktrijpe-oogstrobot-paprika-op-komst-1699056W/
12 04-02-2015 Web-site Z24 Pas op paprika-plukker! Deze robot pikt straks je baan in www.z24.nl/geld/pas-op-paprika-plukker-deze-robot-pikt-straks-je-baan-in-535180
13 04-02-2015 Web-site IMV Europe H2020 project underway to develop sweet pepper harvesting robot www.imveurope.com/news/news_story.php?news_id=1619
14 04-02-2015 Web-site Nieuwe Oogst Vervolg onderzoek paprika oogstrobot Koen van Wijk www.nieuweoogst.nu/scripts/edoris/edoris.dll?tem=LTO_TEXT_VIEW&doc_id=217668#.VYQyw5scS71
15 04-02-2015 Web-site Resource Vervolgonderzoek voor paprika-plukrobot Albert Sikkema resource.wageningenur.nl/nl/wetenschap/show/Vervolgonderzoek-voor-paprikaplukrobot.htm
16 04-02-2015 Web-site SeedQuest International partnership will develop first market ready sweet pepper harvesting robot Ontwikkeling van eerste marktrijpe oogstrobot voor paprika door internationaal partnerschap www.seedquest.com/news.php?type=news&id_article=58753&id_region=&id_category=46&id_crop
17 05-02-2015 Web-site Horizon 2020 Horizon 2020 funds advancements in sweet pepper harvester horizon2020projects.com/il-ict/horizon-2020-funds-advancements-in-sweet-pepper-harvester/
18 05-02-2015 Web-site Groentenet Nieuw project oogstrobot in startblokken www.groentenet.nl/groenten/nieuws/nieuw-project-oogstrobot-start-volgende-week/
19 05-02-2015 Web-site Paprikanet Nieuw project oogstrobot in startblokken www.paprikanet.nl/paprika/nieuws/nieuw-project-oogstrobot-start-volgende-week/
20 05-02-2015 Communication campaign (e.g. radio, TV) AD Haagse Courant Wetenschappers bouwen oogstrobot voor paprika's AD Haagse Courant
21 05-02-2015 Web-site Engineeringnet Vier miljoen euro voor ontwikkeling oogstrobot paprika www.engineeringnet.nl/detail_nederland.asp?Id=13881&category=research&titel=Vier%20miljoen%20euro%20voor%20ontwikkeling%20oogstrobot%20paprika
22 05-02-2015 Web-site Food Valley Update Ontwikkeling oogstrobot paprika krijgt EU-subsidie www.foodvalleyupdate.nl/nieuws/ontwikkeling-oogstrobot-paprika-krijgt-eu-subsidie/
23 05-02-2015 Web-site FreshFruitPortal EU to fund development of first bell pepper harvesting robot www.freshfruitportal.com/2015/02/05/eu-to-fund-development-of-first-bell-pepper-harvesting-robot/?country=others
24 06-02-2015 Web-site PSKW Liesbet Van Herck www.proefstation.be
25 06-02-2015 Communication campaign (e.g. radio, TV) De Stentor Paprikakweker uit Koekoekspolder spil in ontwikkeling van plukrobot Jaap Selles De Stentor Edities: Flevoland, Zwolse Courant, Gelders Dagblad)
26 06-02-2015 Web-site De Stentor Paprikakweker uit Koekoekspolder spil in ontwikkeling van plukrobot Jaap Selles www.destentor.nl/regio/kampen/ijsselmuiden-paprikakweker-uit-koekoekspolder-spil-in-ontwikkeling-van-plukrobot-1.4750585
27 06-02-2015 Web-site Kogge Courant Robot voor paprika-oogst in IJsselmuiden www.koggecourant.nl/1711-robot-voor-paprika-oogst-in-ijsselmuiden
28 06-02-2015 Web-site RTV Oost Glastuinbouwbedrijven IJsselmuiden gaan werken met robot voor oogst paprika www.rtvoost.nl/nieuws/default.aspx?nid=210198
29 06-02-2015 Web-site BoerenBusiness Eerste oogstrobot gaat eindelijk levenslicht zien www.boerenbusiness.nl/tech/artikel/10861936/eerste-oogstrobot-gaat-eindelijk-levenslicht-zien
30 06-02-2015 Web-site Greenhouse Technology & Know-How Eerste marktrijpe oogstrobot voor paprika in ontwikkeling www.greenhousetechnology.nl/nieuwsitem/ontwikkeling-van-eerste-marktrijpe-oogstrobot-voor-paprika-van-start
31 06-02-2015 Web-site Seed Daily International partnership will develop first market ready sweet pepper harvesting robot www.seeddaily.com/reports/International_partnership_will_develop_first_market_ready_sweet_pepper_harvesting_robot_999.html
32 06-02-2015 Web-site Vision&Robotics Eerste oogstrobot voor paprika’s ter wereld op komst visionandrobotics.nl/2015/02/06/eerste-oogstrobot-voor-paprikas-ter-wereld-op-komst/
33 09-02-2015 Web-site Irmato Internationaal partnerschap Irmato www.irmato.com/nl/1/8/340/nieuws/internationaal_partnerschap_irmato.aspx?homepage=true
34 11-02-2015 Web-site Technisch Weekblad Paprikaplukrobot verder ontwikkeld Thomas van de Sandt www.technischweekblad.nl/nieuws/paprikaplukrobot-verder-ontwikkeld/item4747
35 12-02-2015 Web-site Mechatronica&Machinebouw WUR ontwikkelt eerste marktrijpe oogstrobot paprika’s www.mechatronicamachinebouw.nl/artikel/wur-ontwikkelt-eerste-marktrijpe-oogstrobot-paprikas.html
36 13-02-2015 Web-site Vision Systems Design Vegetable harvesting robot being developed by European Commission James Carroll www.vision-systems.com/articles/2015/02/vegetable-harvesting-robot-being-developed-by-european-commission.html
37 23-02-2015 Web-site BGU International Partnership Will Develop First Market-Ready Sweet Pepper Harvesting Robot: SWEEPER in.bgu.ac.il/en/Pages/news/pepper_sweeper.aspx
38 23-02-2015 Web-site HortiDaily Sweeper: first market ready harvesting robot www.hortidaily.com/article/15444/Sweeper-first-market-ready-harvesting-robot
39 25-02-2015 Web-site The Jerusalem Post BGU researchers partner with EU countries on pepper harvesting robot www.jpost.com/Israel-News/New-Tech/BGU-researchers-partner-with-EU-countries-on-pepper-harvesting-robot-391821
40 25-02-2015 Web-site BGU ?????? ????????? ???? ????? ????? ????? ?????? ?????? www.nrg.co.il/online/13/ART2/678/374.html?hp=13&cat=138&loc=47
41 27-02-2015 Web-site LinkMagazine Internationaal partnerschap ontwikkelt marktrijpe oogstrobot voor paprika www.linkmagazine.nl/content/view/5098/
42 28-02-2015 Communication campaign (e.g. radio, TV) De Telegraaf Paprikarobot De Telegraaf
43 feb 2015 Non-scientific and non-peer reviewed publications (popularised publications) AGF Primeur Plukrobots: The Last Frontier? Rudolf Mulderij AGF Primeur 02 (2015): p 40-41
44 04-03-2015 Web-site HortiDaily Israel: BGU research partners with EU countries on pepper harvesting robot www.hortidaily.com/article/15486/Israel-BGU-researchers-partner-with-EU-countries-on-pepper-harvesting-robot
45 05-03-2015 Web-site Fruchtportal Erster vermarktbarer Ernteroboter für Paprikas wird entwickelt www.fruchtportal.de/news/artikel/013367/erster-vermarktbarer-ernteroboter-fur-paprikas-wird-entwickelt
46 25-03-2015 Web-site Groentennieuws Oogstrobot SWEEPER ook voor andere gewassen www.groentennieuws.nl/artikel/123578/Oogsrobot-SWEEPER-ook-voor-andere-gewassen
47 28-05-2015 Non-scientific and non-peer reviewed publications (popularised publications) Horizon World's first pepper-picking robot heralds new era Zaria Gorvett Horizon, The EU Research & Innovation Magazine
48 21-06-2015 Non-scientific and non-peer reviewed publications (popularised publications) der Landwirtschaft Hightech-Zentrum Bauernhof Anke Fossgreen Landwirtschaft Hightech, sonntagszeitung.ch | 21. Juni 2015
49 12-03-2015 Participation to a conference EU Robotics Forum Sweet Pepper Harvesting Robot Jan Bontsema EU Robotics Forum, Vienna, Austria 11-13 March 2015
50 21-08-2015 Web-site GreenHow Waar blijft de robot? Mario Van Vliet www.greenhousetechnology.nl/dossier/waar-blijft-de-robot
51 21-08-2015 Web-site GreenHow Introductie van robots vraagt om industrieel denken Mario Van Vliet
52 18-09-2015 Non-scientific and non-peer reviewed publications (popularised publications) Proeftuinnieuws Een oogstrobot in de paprikateelt begin 2018? Liesbet Van Herck, Lieve Wittemans Proeftuinnieuws 16 2015, p34
53 25-09-2015 Web-site GreenHow Een robot moet een plus opleveren Mario Van Vliet www.greenhousetechnology.nl/interview/paprikateler-andre-kaashoek-een-robot-moet-een-plus-opleveren
54 28-09-2015 Participation to a conference IROS, Hamburg, Germany Yael Edan poster+video
55 16-10-2015 Participation to a workshop Technology for Agrifood 2015 Sweet Pepper Harvesting Robot Wageningen UR Technology for Agrifood 2015
56 15-10-2015 Participation to an event other than a conference or workshop Indoor Ag-Con conference, New York, USA Will robotics take horticulture production to the next level? Jochen Hemming indoor.ag/newyork/
57 19-10-2015 Web-site The Robot Report $87 million in European robotic projects funded Frank Tobe www.therobotreport.com/news/87-million-in-european-robotic-projects-funded
58 02-11-2015 Web-site RTLZ Van robotplukker tot extra gezonde tomaten Ferdinand Buitenhuis www.rtlz.nl/tech/van-robotplukker-tot-extra-gezonde-tomaten
59 21-01-2016 Participation to a conference IEEE Second Annual AgRA TC Lightning Round Gerrit Polder www.fieldrobot.com/ieeeras/Webinar(034).html
60 29-01-2016 Non-scientific and non-peer reviewed publications (popularised publications) Management&Techniek Oogstrobot voor paprika dichterbij dan je denkt Liesbet Van Herck, Lieve Wittemans Management&Techniek 2 2016, p48-49
61 17-06-2015 Video/film WageningenUR Ons toekomsteten in 11 films getoond op tentoonstelling FOODTOPIA. Tafel van Louise Fresco: Robots. www.wageningenur.nl/nl/nieuws/Films-Foodtopia-museum-boerhave.htm
62 17-06-2015 Social media Youtube Ons toekomsteten in 11 films getoond op tentoonstelling FOODTOPIA. Tafel van Louise Fresco: Robots. www.youtube.com/watch?v=7E1vvJYnLdY
63 13-04-2016 Participation to a conference ICR2016 Robotic Data Acquisition of Sweet Pepper Images for Research and Development Kurtser et al. www.icr2016.org.il/
64 13-04-2016 Participation to a conference ICR2016 Operational flow of an autonomous sweet pepper harvesting robot Ringdahl, O.; Kurtser, Polina; Barth, R.; Edan, Yael www.diva-portal.org/smash/record.jsf?pid=diva2%3A932050&dswid=-4473
65 11-13/03/2015 Participation to a conference EU Robotics Forum, Vienna, Austria Sweet Pepper Harvesting Robot Jan Bontsema
66 17-03-2016 Participation to a workshop Sweeper, oogstrobot voor paprika's Andre Kaashoek
67 02-04-2016 Exhibition Kom in de Kas - De Tuindershoek www.komindekas.nl
68 01-08-2015 Non-scientific and non-peer reviewed publications (popularised publications) The SNACK Pepper bot Christopher Oberst the SNACK, issue 12, August 2015, pp27-29
69 03-03-2016 Web-site Umea University Robot automatically harvests pepper Umea University www.cs.umu.se/english/about-the-department/news/newsdetailpage/robot-automatically-harvests-pepper.cid264195
70 13-04-2016 Participation to a conference ICR2016 Sweet Pepper Harvesting Robot Yael Edan poster+video
71 04-04-2016 Participation to a workshop BGU A software framework for agricultural robotics using ROS Ola Ringdahl in.bgu.ac.il/en/robotics/Pages/seminars.aspx
72 21-04-2016 Social media EU DG CNECT, Unit A.2 Robotics www.facebook.com/RoboticsEU
73 21-04-2016 Social media EU DG CNECT, Unit A.2 Robotics twitter.com/RoboticsEU
74 04-05-2016 Web-site SPARC Farming with robots sparc-robotics.eu/farming-with-robots/
75 10-05-2016 Web-site Wageningen UR Nieuwe paprika-oogstrobot Sweeper klaar voor praktijktest Jochen Hemming www.wageningenur.nl/nl/nieuws/Nieuwe-paprika-oogstrobot-Sweeper-klaar-voor-praktijktest.htm
76 11-05-2016 Web-site AGF Paprika-oogstrobot Sweeper gaat de kas in www.groentennieuws.nl/artikel/140936/Paprika-oogstrobot-Sweeper-gaat-de-kas-in
77 12-05-2016 Web-site Greenhouse Technology & Know-How Paprika-oogstrobot Sweeper gaat volgende ontwikkelfase in www.greenhousetechnology.nl/nieuwsitem/paprika-oogstrobot-sweeper-gaat-volgende-ontwikkelfase-in
78 29/05-1/06 Participation to a conference ABC Sensing: from minds to machines, Israel Algorithms and analysis of sweet-pepper color estimation Harel et al.
79 29/05-1/06 Participation to a conference ABC Sensing: from minds to machines, Israel Viewpoints analyses for sweet pepper detection Kurtser et al.
80 29/05-1/06 Participation to a conference ABC Sensing: from minds to machines, Israel Depth Based Object Detection from Partial Pose Estimation of Symmetric Objects Barnea & Ben-Shahar
81 29/05-1/06 Participation to a conference ABC Sensing: from minds to machines, Israel A closer look at context: from coxels to the contextual emergence of object saliency Mairon & Ben-Shahar
82 01-06-2016 Non-scientific and non-peer reviewed publications (popularised publications) Nieuwe Oogst Robot plukt richting praktijkrijpheid Bijlage AgriVisie, Thema Smart Farming: Nieuwe Oogst Juni 2016, p18-19
83 01-07-2016 Non-scientific and non-peer reviewed publications (popularised publications) Kas Hoe veilig is de kas van de toekomst? Jos Balendonck Kas, juli 2016, p10-13
84 15-08-2016 Communication campaign (e.g. radio, TV) BNR Maak kennis met de paprikarobot Jos Balendonck www.bnr.nl/radio/wetenschap-vandaag/10309440/maak-kennis-met-de-paprikarobot
85 16-08-2016 Web-site Kas Groentenet Paprikaoogstrobot op BNR Radio Ellis Langen www.groentenet.nl/groenten/nieuws/paprikaoogstrobot-op-bnr-radio/
86 04-02-2015 Other SWEEPER Wageningen UR publishes a press release about the start of the SWEEPER project www.sweeper-robot.eu/news
87 12-02-2015 Other SWEEPER The kick-off meeting SWEEPER was held on February 12th and 13th, 2015 in Wageningen, The Netherlands www.sweeper-robot.eu/news
88 27-05-2015 Other SWEEPER World's first pepper-picking robot heralds new era, has now been published in Horizon Magazine www.sweeper-robot.eu/news
89 01-10-2015 Other SWEEPER Newsletter October 2015 www.sweeper-robot.eu/news
90 01-02-2016 Other SWEEPER Newsletter February 2016 www.sweeper-robot.eu/news
91 01-11-2016 Other SWEEPER SWEEPER-paper is hot: the scientific paper “Design of an eye-in-hand sensing and servo control framework for harvesting robotics in dense vegetation”, is listed in the five most downloaded articles www.sweeper-robot.eu/news
92 8-10/11/2016 Trade fair Vision 2016 booth and flyers www.messe-stuttgart.de/fileadmin/medien/veranstaltungsseiten/vision/2016/VISION_AP_2016_e.pdf
93 01-01-2016 Peer-reviewed paper Biosystems Engineering Design of an eye-in-hand sensing and servo control framework for harvesting robotics in dense vegetation. Barth, R., Hemming, J. and van Henten, E.J. Biosystems Engineering Volume 146, pp 71-84, Open access: www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1537511015001816
94 28-06-2016 Participation to a conference AgEng 2016. Aarhus, Denmark Sweet pepper maturity evaluation via multiple viewpoints color analyses Harel, B.,et al. conferences.au.dk/uploads/tx_powermail/2016cigr_ageng_full_paper_sweet_pepper_maturity_viewpoints.pdf