© РИА Томск. Таисия Воронцова
TOMSK, Jan 18 – RIA Tomsk. Foreign agricultural enterprises to get from Cognitive Technologies about 60 thousand complexes for unmanned combine harvesters, tests and implementation of which took place in Tomsk; geography of orders covers Europe, China, the USA and Latin America, the vice president for corporate development and investment Alfiya Kayumova informed RIA Tomsk.
Earlier it was reported that the AgroPilot system, developed by experts of Cognitive Technologies with the participation of Tomsk scientists, is used in unmanned combine harvesters that can work in the field using technical vision and artificial intelligence. The first test took place in August 2019 in the village of Karbyshevo near Tomsk. Then the developers had pre-orders from foreign companies for 1.5 thousand Agro Pilot.
According to the vice president of Cognitive Technologies, the presentation in the Tomsk region in 2019 was attended by foreign journalists who reported on the successful tests of an unmanned combine in the harsh conditions of Siberia. From the countries where these publications were published, the company began to receive new orders. In addition, the development was shown at the world agricultural exhibition in Hanover (Germany).
“We have already received pre-orders from foreign agricultural enterprises for already 60 thousand Cognitive AgroPilot complexes ... These are (companies from countries such as) China, the USA, as well as European countries (mainly Germany, Belgium and France) and Latin America”, - Kayumova said.
She noted that for customers from different countries, developers are expanding the functionality of Agro Pilot. Neural networks are trained in rice crops and sunflower. In the near future, the use of a unmanned combine for harvesting sugarcane and root crops.
РИА Томск, Таисия Воронцова
Grain harvesting experiment with unmanned combine harvester