If it comes as a surprise that sheep don't all look the same, it’s likely to be a bigger surprise to hear technology that recognises their faces is on the cusp of being commercialised with the potential to add significant value to the sheep industry. First published by Westpac Wire.
Facial recognition technology for sheep is near commercialisation, says Dr Mark Ferguson. (Supplied)
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