Co.Exist ran a piece about nursery bots from Harvest Automation, which gives us a glimpse into the not too distant future where robots are replacing humans for a variety of tasks.
The company specializes in behavior-based robotics.
"Our intelligent, behavior-based approach to automation provides a scalable and robust system architecture for robots that enables them to operate in even the most challenging environments," it says on its site. "Harvest's highly adaptable, behavior-based platform responds immediately to changes in the work environment, intelligently accounts for imperfect sensory data, and requires little setup and no programming."
Its robots perform the following functions: spacing, re-spacing, collection and consolidation.
Here's a look: