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Grande Prairie’s robotic mower/snowbot did well in summer, now tested for winter

Manufacturer to look at some programming issues


January 12, 2021
By Daily Herald Tribune

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The City of Grande Prairie's ARTY is similar to this Left Hand Robotics RT-1000 model. Photo CISION PR WEB

The report card on ARTY – the City of Grande Prairie, Alta.’s autonomous mower/snowbot – shows an “A” for its summer mowing performance while a grade for its winter snow-clearing performance remains indeterminate. In a recent progress report to the city, the robotic machine’s snow-clearing ability fared well in a three-kilometre test loop, but some programming issues need to be addressed with its manufacturer.

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