Imaging Robots

Robotic systems for automated time-lapse imaging of plant growth

CPIB Imaging Robot MkI

Developed as part of a 4th Year Undergraduate Group Development Project in the Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, this automated system was designed to image plate-grown plants in controlled environment growth chambers.

Video of CPIB Image Robot Mk I

Group Development Project members: Chris Payne, Oya Aksoy, Charles Long, Michael Pearce; supervised by Nicola Everitt.

CPIB Imaging Robots MkII-IV

Details of current imaging robot designs are given in the following paper:

Access to this equipment can be arranged via the Transnational Access Scheme of the European Plant Phenotyping Network.

For more information, contact Darren M Wells.