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news October 22, 2020

Colour Imaging Pipeline for Orchard Aerial Surveys

EIRA have funded a unique project between the University of East Anglia and Outfield Technologies Ltd to develop a system whereby drones are used to track the volume and colour of fruits in orchards, ultimately reducing food waste and improving farm efficiency. 

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Funded by Research England’s Connecting Capability Fund (CCF), EIRA is a consortium of seven universities and colleges supporting innovation in the East of England. This ground-breaking project provides businesses with funded knowledge exchange across three key areas: artificial intelligence, biotechnology and digital creative.