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Stora Enso using drones to detect spruce bark beetles damage in Finnish forests

15-06-2020
drone research, spruce bark beetle infestation, detection

Stora Enso's drone research used a drone and a multispectral camera to detect insect damages in Finnish forests. The image interpretation application was able to identify trees where spruce bark beetles nestled. The new forest health data can be used for example to plan forest management, timely silvicultural work and harvesting. The spruce bark …

Editor’s pickA Norwegian company is transforming the way panel boards are made

20-07-2018
Argos, surface inspection systems, Norway, panels manufacturing, furniture manufacturing, precision enginerring, black spots detection

In an age where consumers place a premium on spotless surfaces, imagine technology that can identify the nature of each defect on every wood-based panel that glides out of the press. By inference, this data would then tell you how to reduce or eliminate imperfections. Across the industry, plant managers want this data, which is why Argos …

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