Linux powers robotic cow-milking machine

Posted by bstadil on Oct 21, 2005 4:44 PM EDT
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A 122-year-old dairy equipment company has used embedded Linux in a robotic cow-milking system (the system is robotic, not the cows). The Voluntary Milking System (VMS) allows cows to decide when to be milked, and gives dairy farmers a more independent lifestyle, free from regular milkings, the company says.

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