Facial recognition for pigs

Facial recognition could be used on pig farms in China to provide individualised feeding plans. The artificial intelligence system, created by a subsidiary of Chinese e-commerce company JD, can also track a pig’s growth, physical condition and vaccinations over its lifespan.

Read the full story here and here. See also the Foodsource building block What is sustainable intensification? and the journal paper Towards on-farm pig face recognition using convolutional neural networks.

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03 Dec 2018
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Image: Free-Photos, Pig animal snout, Pixabay, CC0 Creative Commons
Image: Free-Photos, Pig animal snout, Pixabay, CC0 Creative Commons
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