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Autonomous line painter staying straight on target on UBC’s sports fields

Job getting done in fraction of previous time

October 27, 2021
By Global News


Robby the robot is painting a straight line at the University of British Columbia’s athletic fields. Guided by GPS, the autonomous machine is painting precision lines on the fields. UBC says the machine is the first of its kind in Canada and can do in an hour what it previously took up to a full day with several people.