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Integrating AI: wood species identification in real time

May 7, 2019  By CFI staff

The BID Group is taking significant strides forward into the future through a fully integrated approach to artificial intelligence in its software platforms.

The SpecPro, developed by Comact, is the first in a series of AI platform solutions released to market by BID. It uses the latest developments in AI to identify wood species in real time without contacting the wood fibre or using any consumables.

Learn about this development and more at OptiSaw – the one-day education forum for those driving the future of sawmilling. Hosted by CFI magazine, OptiSaw is returning to Richmond, B.C., to hold an information-packed event on June 13.

Featured presentation: Integrating AI: Wood species identification in real time


BID’s wood process engineer Diego Dos Santos will explain their new integrated approach to AI, and delve into value of applying AI to the unique challenge of species identification in the wood products industry. The presentation will detail the SpecPro, which is now proven in operation, and will explain how the full power of AI will eventually be demonstrated throughout the entire BID Group product line.

OptiSaw is limited to an exclusive audience of sawmill management and owners, process engineers, continual improvement managers, optimization staff, researchers and design consultants. Register now for our early-bird rate to secure your seat at the table.

See the full agenda and register online at www.optisaw.com.

Gold: HewSaw, Lucidyne, Springer-Microtec, Valutec, Weinig-Holzher, BID Group, Brunette, ScanMeg, USNR and Connexus Industries.
Lunch: Autolog
Breakfast: Nicholson

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