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
Date Written: August 6, 2019
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
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