The Potential of Wireless 5G in Forestry Robotics

Agri Res& Tech: Open Access J. 2019; 22(2): 556189. DOI: 10.19080/ARTOAJ.2019.22.556189

3 Pages Posted: 24 Aug 2019

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Louis-Francois Pau

Copenhagen Business School (CBS); Rotterdam School of Management; L.M. Ericsson; GIBS

Date Written: August 6, 2019

Abstract

This paper shows how wireless 5 G communications between forest harvesting equipments, combined with global satelite navigation satellite directional information, allows for forest robotics in swarms. It disusses also the regulatory aspects, the benefits to some classes of forestry operators, as well as economics.

Keywords: Forestry; Robotics; 5G wireless; Satellite positioning; GNSS; Harvesters; Thinners; Forwarders; Swarm robotics

JEL Classification: L73, Q , Q23

Suggested Citation

Pau, Louis-Francois, The Potential of Wireless 5G in Forestry Robotics (August 6, 2019). Agri Res& Tech: Open Access J. 2019; 22(2): 556189. DOI: 10.19080/ARTOAJ.2019.22.556189, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3442101

Louis-Francois Pau (Contact Author)

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