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Troy High School InvenTeam: Presentation

The Troy High School from Fullerton, Calif., received a 2008 InvenTeam grant from the Lemelson-MIT Program to invent a robotic coconut tree climbing device. The InvenTeam presented its invention at EurekaFest at MIT in June 2008.

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a good invention for coconut farmers

Posted almost 6 years by Anonymous

I can add a comment

Posted over 4 years by Anonymous 00:00:02

Shakeel Comment No 3

Posted over 4 years by Anonymous 00:02:53

Invention process

Posted over 4 years by Anonymous 00:04:35

Great idea…congratulation.

But you still have two extremely difficult problems to solve.
1.- the harvesting arm has to have great mobility so it can cut coconut stem which generally is protected by a hard shield from the botton.
2.- Once coconuts are cut how will you avoid that they fall over the platform a break it. It will need to withstand at least 20 kilos dropped from 50 centimeters at least.

Posted 4 years by yturbe

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