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2014 Survey on the use of mobile technologies in Canadian forestry operations

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub3320
Author
Castonguay, Martin
Date
November 2014
Edition
39984
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Castonguay, Martin
Date
November 2014
Edition
39984
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
16 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Surveys
Forestry
Technological innovation
Global positioning system (GPS)
FPI TR
Series Number
Technical Report ; TR 2014 n.1 E
Language
English
Abstract
Computer technology continues to evolve at blinding speed. Today’s mobile technology enables what used to be recorded on desktop computers or on paper just a few years ago. Now, data can be viewed, shared and recorded on devices such as smart phones or other mobile devices used within harvesting operations. In addition, telecommunications capabilities in Canada have significantly improved, providing connectivity where it was not available in the past, although there are still large areas where forestry operates with limited cellular communication services. In order to better orient its technology development strategies, FPInnovations has invited a number of its members throughout Canada to take an on-line survey to obtain information on the current and future state of technology platforms, data collections mechanisms and communications being used or soon-to-be used in forestry field operations. This information will help FPI understand the current state of technology and the direction its members are heading to with respect to mobile computing needs.
MOBILE EQUIPMENT
FOREST OPERATIONS
Survey
Abstract
La technologie informatique continue à évoluer à une vitesse fulgurante. La technologie actuelle permet de saisir des informations qui étaient, il y a quelques années à peine, enregistrées dans des ordinateurs de bureau ou consignées sur papier. Aujourd’hui, les données peuvent être visualisées, partagées et enregistrées sur des appareils tels que des téléphones intelligents ou sur d’autres appareils mobiles utilisés dans le cadre des opérations forestières. Les télécommunications dans notre vaste pays se sont aussi considérablement améliorées, fournissant une connectivité dans des endroits qui en étaient auparavant dépourvus, même s’il reste encore de grandes régions où les opérations en forêt se déroulent avec des services limités de communications. Dans le but de mieux orienter ses stratégies de développement en matière de technologie, FPInnovations a invité plusieurs de ses membres partout au Canada à répondre à un sondage en ligne afin de recueillir des renseignements relatifs à l’état actuel et futur des plateformes technologiques, aux mécanismes de collecte des données et aux communications qui sont utilisées actuellement ou qui le seront prochainement dans les opérations forestières sur le terrain. Ces renseignements nous aideront à comprendre l’état actuel des technologies ainsi que les avenues vers lesquelles nos membres se dirigent en ce qui touche les besoins d’informatique mobile. Les résultats de l’étude seront pour leur part utilisés pour guider notre programme de recherche. Ils seront partagés avec les participants.
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Cable yarding in Eastern Canada: 5 case studies

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub44022
Author
Courteau, J.
Heidersdorf, E.
Date
December 1991
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Courteau, J.
Heidersdorf, E.
Date
December 1991
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
16 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Artificial Intelligence
Forestry
Technological innovation
Cable logging
Yarders
Language
English
Abstract
Advanced systems
Robotics
Controls
Teleoperations
Walking machines
Models and simulation
Forest machines
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Cross impact analysis of investments in the development of technologies in the lumber industry: preliminary "straw-man" model

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub5644
Author
Ziv, Y.
Vertinsky, I.
Thompson, B.
Schuler, A.T.
Date
July 1988
Edition
38327
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
of the consequences of alternative technological innovation strategies for the long-term health of the industry
Author
Ziv, Y.
Vertinsky, I.
Thompson, B.
Schuler, A.T.
Date
July 1988
Edition
38327
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
31 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Technological innovation
Mathematical models
Algorithms
Series Number
CFS project no.43
Project no.5614A404
E-1057
Location
Ottawa, Ontario
Language
English
Abstract
Technological forecasting - Mathematical models
Forest products industry, Effect of technological innovations
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Evolution and future direction of primary breakdown machinery

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub37110
Author
Mayer, D.A.
Date
May 1984
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Author
Mayer, D.A.
Contributor
British Columbia Forest Products Limited.
Lorax Forestry Ltd.
Date
May 1984
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
21 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Technological innovation
Simulation
Saw mills
Efficiency
Recovery
Series Number
W-332
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Language
English
Abstract
Recovery
Sawmilling - Computer simulation
Sawmilling - Efficiency
02-14-43-008
Technological innovations
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Factors causing change in Canadian sawmilling -- and the resulting changes in primary breakdown machinery

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub37061
Author
Mayer, D.A.
Date
April 1985
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Author
Mayer, D.A.
Date
April 1985
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
20 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Technological innovation
Saw mills
Efficiency
Series Number
W-271
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Language
English
Abstract
Sawmilling - Efficiency
Technological innovations
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Impact of technology on the forest industries -- trends in sawmilling and in sawn products

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub37060
Author
Mayer, D.A.
Date
April 1985
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Author
Mayer, D.A.
Date
April 1985
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
14 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Technological innovation
Saw mills
Efficiency
Canada
Series Number
W-270
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Language
English
Abstract
Technological innovations - Canada
Sawmilling - Efficiency
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Inventaire sur l'introduction des nouvelles technolgies dans l'industrie du bois de sciage

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub38347
Author
Levesque, Y.
Date
March 1989
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Author
Levesque, Y.
Date
March 1989
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
10 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Technological innovation
Saws
Sawing
Automatic control
Series Number
E-1100
Location
Ottawa, Ontario
Language
French
Abstract
Forintek-Laval centre
Centre Forintek-Laval
Lumber manufacturing - Technological innovations
Bois de sciage - Automatisation
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Iotatel "Connected Forest" year end final report: 2017 - 2018

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub49809
Author
Birch, Nick
Koszman, Colin
Date
March 2018
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Birch, Nick
Koszman, Colin
Date
March 2018
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
9 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Harvesting
British Columbia
Technological innovation
Communications
Series Number
Report
Language
English
Abstract
Iotatel In c. is a Victoria, BC b ased startup company founded by UVic electrical engineering graduate, Nick Birch. Iotatel focuses on integrating and developing wireless and mobile technoogies to solve challenges faced by forest operations and to improve overall safety and productivity within the industry. Nick started working with FPInnovations during an internship in the fall of 2016. The initial project focused on extending Internet connectivity into remote areas of British Columbia in order to serve forest opeations and was referred to as Forest WiFi. This led to the founding of Iotatel Inc. in January, 2017. In May 2017 a Strategic Research Alliance (SRA) was formalized between Iotatel and FPInnovations. Referred to as "Connected Forest R&D", this collaborative partnership aiimed to support the FPInnovations Forestry 4.0 initiative. Through 2017 and 2018 Iotatel and FPInnovations worked together on a variety of technology related projects that focused on providing value to FPInnovations members in terms of productivity and safety. These projects required the development and implementation of wireless and mobile technologies to tackle the unique challenges faced by the forest industry, some of which stem from a lack of data connectivity communications, rugged terrain, adverse weather, and constantly moving operations. The projects are organized into five main sections and are described in this report.
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Ligna/Interzum report

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub37673
Author
Baumeister, Roland
Williams, D.
Mucha, E.
Houdek, D.
Date
July 2003
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Baumeister, Roland
Williams, D.
Mucha, E.
Houdek, D.
Date
July 2003
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
11 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Advanced Wood Materials
Subject
Technological innovation
Series Number
W-1996
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Language
English
Abstract
A technical mission to Interzum and Ligna in Germany was attended to view the latest technical developments in wood products processing equipment and to bring that information back to the Canadian industry where it will be used to help the industry become more cost competitive. Cost minimization through technical improvements in processing, reduced material usage, increased production, and the development of higher quality value products was the theme of the two shows. Numerous developments in the equipment seen have direct application to the Canadian secondary wood products industry. These include machinery and processes that offer alternatives to chemically treating wood, material-handling equipment that improves productivity and lowers manufacturing costs, and new technical processes in glue application and pressing. Equipment for the log home and timber frame industry was shown extensively. A number of cutting and profiling machines that ranged in price and sophistication. Many of these machines can be directly applied to the Canadian industry in a variety of settings.
Technological innovations
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Lumber and value-added wood products : special report

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub41950
Author
Levesque, Yves
Date
September 2000
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
. This development results from a unique combination of forest resources and technological innovation giving birth
Author
Levesque, Yves
Contributor
Forintek Canada Corp.
Date
September 2000
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
118 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Technological innovation
Canada
Series Number
Technology Roadmap
E-3421
Location
Sainte-Foy, Québec
Language
English
ISBN
864885334
ISSN
3817733
Abstract
Lumber trade - Technological innovations - Canada
Forest products industry - Technological innovations - Canada
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