This is not the "Black Mirror": Walmart will produce mechanical bees

By: Eugene Sherban | 17.03.2018, 12:13
This is not the "Black Mirror": Walmart will produce mechanical bees

The largest online retailer in the US Walmart has filed several patent applications for   creation of drones-bees as in   the series " Black Mirror " .

How it works

AT   application Walmart 2 patent. AT   the first case is   drones, which will be able to detect pests in time and   treat affected plants with insecticides. Such pinpoint spraying of pesticides will save farmers from   The need to process the entire field, which will benefit the environment.

In   the second case is   robotic bees , which will be equipped with special pollen dispensers, for automatic pollination of plants instead of insects. They will work for   limited territory, flying for   her for the transfer of pollen.

Why is it at all?

Perhaps this is due to   the fact that with   Recently, the company has   support of environmental protection. Maybe,   Walmart can try to standardize the farm and, for example, cooperate only with   those farmers who work for   their   technologies.

Source: Futurism