FPInnovations introduces Forestry 4.0

Tamar Atik
April 20, 2017
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April 20, 2017 - The future of forestry is changing and FPInnovations, in partnership with Natural Resources Canada, have illustrated how in this three-and-a-half minute video.

The video explains that the world is changing because of industrial revolution, which includes mechanization, electrification, automation and cyber systems.

Here's what's included in Forestry 4.0:

Real environment - data acquisition: satellite imagery, enhanced forest inventory, remote sensing and LIDAR. 

Internet of the forest: collaborative system, real-time communication and connected forest.

Advanced procurement systems: multiple sensors, automation, robotization, augmented reality, remote operations, intelligent transport system, optimized transport management, unmanned trucks and road sensors.

Data analytics: client's needs, decision support system, the right wood to the right mill, on-demand production and value creation.

The main message? "Our world is changing... Forestry is transforming as well."

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