Autonomous Ground Vehicle for Agricultural Applications

  • R. Shreyas
  • B. Padmaja
  • H. B. Adithya
  • M. P. SunilEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 26)


Agriculture has been evolving over the past century. We can see a rise in the agricultural yield over the years. But, the existing techniques are turning out to be less effective, especially with the rapidly increasing population. The modern agricultural methods will need a radical transformation if they’re going to keep up. Hence, there is a need to automate agriculture. We propose a system that a farmer can make use of, to help him in agricultural applications. An autonomous ground vehicle (AGV) is designed to monitor the presence of moisture in the soil, detect and control pest, and for perimeter surveillance. Also, there is an option to live-stream the videos on their phone, tab or laptop from the onboard camera on the AGV.


Raspberry Pi Arduino OpenCV L298 N HCSR04 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Shreyas
    • 1
  • B. Padmaja
    • 1
  • H. B. Adithya
    • 1
  • M. P. Sunil
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, School of Engineering and TechnologyJain UniversityBengaluruIndia

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