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Robotic Mower Rundown

While robotic mowers have become commonplace in the European market, their adoption has been slower in the U.S. Despite this delayed acceptance, robotic mower manufacturers are confident that as awareness increases, so will these machines’ popularity. “As more people become educated about the availability and benefits of robotic mowers in North America, adoption will become […]

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Innovator Series: The Future Is Robotics as a Service

Sponsored Content When Robin Autopilot started out in 2015, founders Justin Crandall and Bart Lomont used a ‘Uber-for-lawncare’ model for their traditional mowing services. However, due to labor gaps, they switched to robotic mowing and sold off the traditional business to Porch.com. They launched a franchise model to expand the business in 2018. In 2019, […]

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Rise of the Machines: Robotic Mowers’ Place in the Industry

Robotic mowers have been on the scene for years now and many landscape maintenance companies have been watching and waiting to implement these machines at the right time. Most company owners acknowledge that robotic mowers aren’t a fad and expect them to become even more prevalent in the future as their technology improves. If you […]

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Augmenting Fleets with Robotic Mowers

When robotic mowers were first presented to the market, many landscapers couldn’t imagine they would be playing a major role in their business, but as years have passed more landscape maintenance and lawn care companies are adopting the autonomous mowers. Some have added this new tool in the toolbox due to the ongoing labor shortage. […]

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Landscape Industry TED Talk: Robot Mowers

Does the landscape industry have a labor shortage? No doubt. Can robot mowers help? Phil Allen, professor at Brigham-Young University in Provo, Utah, discussed just that on Thursday morning during the TED Talks session at LANDSCAPES. Autonomous, e.g. robotic, lawn mowers offer a number of sustainability and labor-reducing benefits. Despite increasing popularity through Europe, robotic […]

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