VR for birds

Virtual reality touted as next step in improving biosecurity

Technology which allows producers to see, hear and even smell inside their poultry sheds without stepping foot inside them could be the next step in managing bird health and welfare. Derbyshire poultry producer David Speller said immersive technology could be commonplace in poultry sheds within a matter of years, helping farmers and their staff monitor their birds without having to be on the farm. Speaking at the Pig and Poultry Fair in Warwickshire, Mr Speller said virtual reality headsets costing just a few hundred pounds could be linked up to camera systems to allow users to look around a room in real-time to identify any problems. ….[READ]



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