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ForestTECH 2017 Event Summary

In Event, ForestTECH, FT17, Issue09 by FIEA

Since 2007, ForestTECH has been the one event every year that continues to draw in foresters to one location in both countries. Key researchers, technology providers and forest owners are also now picking up the opportunity of building in their own client meetings, workshops and discussion groups around both the New Zealand and Australian events to capitalize on this “once …

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Growth potential of NZ’s virtual reality sector highlighted

In ForestTECH, FT17, Issue09 by FIEA

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has welcomed the release of a report that forecasts New Zealand’s cross reality sector will reach over NZ$320 million in annual revenue and employ double the number of people within two years. Cross reality (XR) is a term used to describe the continuum of immersive technologies that blur the line between the physical …

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Expressions of interest – Woodflow 2018

In ForestTECH, FT17, Issue08, Wood Flow by FIEA

Early expressions of interest are being sought from presenters for next year’s Woodflow 2018 technology series. It’s being run in June next year in both New Zealand and Australia by the Forest Industry Engineering Association (FIEA). What is it? The Woodflow series is Australasia’s premier technology event run every two years. It provides insights into innovations and new tools being …

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Extra LiDAR workshops added to ForestTECH 2017

In ForestTECH, FT17, Issue08 by FIEA

In conjunction with the ForestTECH 2017 series this year, Interpine will be running their own introductory workshop for ForestTECH delegates the day after each event – Friday 17 November, Rotorua and in Melbourne, Thursday 23 November. They’re designed to teach local forestry companies on how to manipulate, process and visualize LiDAR datasets, with a specific focus on forestry derived outputs. …