UK Daily Mail
May 27, 2013
The bond between shepherds and their loyal sheepdogs is a rural image portrayed on television shows like the BBC’s One Man His Dog.
But now the face of hill farming may soon change forever with the introduction of a battery-powered airborne robot to track and round up flocks.
The drone, developed by Frenchman Marc-Alexandre Favier, costs a few hundred pounds and could eventually be controlled by smartphone.
It uses cameras and image recognition software to find sheep and cows even in remote areas.
This article was posted: Monday, May 27, 2013 at 5:14 am