System competitive on international market: ITRI
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
The technology will save labor, add precision, and upgrade the local hog farming sector just as it is facing the oncoming import of pork from the United States, CNA reported.
The government has decided to end a ban on the import of pork containing the residue of the leanness drug ractopamine from Jan. 1, provoking anger and fear from local hog farmers.
As the animal walks into a box, the 3D camera system measures and analyzes its size and appearance, COA officials said. The pig no longer has to be restrained by force while humans measure its length, height, and width, as all those elements can now be done from a distance while the animal stands inside the box. [FULL STORY]