Buzzard® – AI that revolutionises board scanning
We exist to make our customers perform better!
FinScan is on a mission to make sawmills more profitable. Using the latest scanning technology and AI-boosted software solutions, we unlock the maximum value of the most precious commodity in the business – raw materials. The use of data will transform everything. Put simply, our customers can move from cut-to-stock to cut-to-demand.
Our unique technology is now boosted with Buzzard® artificial intelligence. This software, with artificial neural networks, allows the system to be programmed to learn and adapt to the unique operating environment of each sawmill.
As a member of the Microtec Group, a global leader in the wood scanning industry, FinScan has a solution for every sawmill.
Technology that makes a difference
By using a data-driven optimisation approach, every sawmill can improve its competitiveness, quality and sales value.
- Knowing what’s inside every log enables cut-on-demand.
- Software for the centralised data management of logs, patterns and best use creates a unique fingerprint for all material.
- Artificial intelligence significantly improves defect detection and the speed of image processing.
- Software-based, machine-strength grading significantly improves yield of value-added products.
- Artificial intelligence-based enhancements accumulate and enable a sawmill to continuously improve its performance.
News and articles
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