Detecting logs with artificial neural networks. How hard can it be?
How hard can log detection be? Speaking of Timbeter and log detection, I am often asked questions like: “How hard can it be? Can’t you just find circles in the image?” However real life is quite a bit tougher, because: logs often have a very non-circular shape they are usually partially obstructed by other objects, … Continued
12 tips for advanced Timbeter users
Thousands of measurements are made every day by Timbeter users worldwide. Our team is always ready to answer questions and solve the most diverse problems and situations of our users. New concerns may raise even when they have already made a lot of measurements and navigated through the different functions offered by our solution. For … Continued
Interview with Rachel Di Giuseppe, Customer Support at Timbeter
There are a increasing number of women working in the timber and forestry sectors. On International Women’s Day, we speak to our very own customer support rockstar Rachel Di Giuseppe on why she loves being part of changing the industry for the better. Tell a bit about yourself and your background. I’m from São Paulo, … Continued
Timbeter and Universities – Educating the Future Foresters
Since the beginning, Timbeter’s goal has been to make the foresters and timber-related people work smarter, more efficient and digital. Our work has included working with different educational institutions and universities to educate and train the future foresters about the new technologies. Why not research Timbeter at your university or educational institution? More and more … Continued
Why Counting Wood Poles and Logs Matter
Manufacturers produce log poles for power and communication lines. A 60-foot (18 m) pole would typically cost between $1,700 to $3,000. Naturally, manufacturers want to maximize their capital dollars, so counting and measuring wood poles correctly is extremely important. Losing even one single pole can cause significant losses to revenue. Why it matters – wood … Continued
In addition to diameters, now Timbeter detects QR Codes – Perfect solution for those exporting logs in containers!
Timbeter has released the new feature that besides detecting the log diameters and calculating the piece count and the volume, also reads the information from QR codes. In just couple of minutes the QR code detection enables companies to easily and quickly detect the diameters of logs and obtain the information stored within QR codes … Continued
Timbeter in 2017
2017 has been a hugely successful year for everyone associated with Timbeter. Our user base continues to grow; we have expanded our customer portfolio to Southeast Asia, North America, and Africa; we have added four new languages to the app and added several new beneficial features to our software. Firstly, a big thank you to … Continued
Manual vs Digital Timber Measurement: How You Can Reduce Your Costs
Changing your daily processes and learning to adapt to new technologies always require some effort and attention. Sometimes these changes often demand too much, so it’s logical to ask –is it worth it? Well we’ve crunched the numbers to show you how easy it is to make this change. Digital vs manual timber measurement appears … Continued
Timbeter in 2016: The Year in Numbers
It has been another incredible year here at Timbeter. We have been to 7 different countries, pitching and winning at numerous events, launched globally and our user base continues to grow. So at this year’s end I wanted to share with you our year in numbers and how we are going to build on that … Continued
Estonian State Forest Management Centre trucks will start using Timbeter
The Estonian State Forest Management Centre has begun using Timbeter’s smart-device application for measuring the pile density coefficient and log volume. A representative from the Estonian State Forest Management Centre’s Rainer Laigu said “55% of our trucks carrying pulp-and fuelwood are measured via pile density, calculating the timber amount whilst removing the air and … Continued
iOS and Android developer needed to help lumberjacks!
We are looking for an iOS and Android developer! Or even someone who can do both! This is a awesome role if you are driven by challenges including revolutionising a really conservative industry. At Timbeter you’ll be developing an innovative timber measurement application that brings efficiency and transparency to the forestry industry. Your task is … Continued
Timbeter New Website Launch
The team and I are thrilled to announce the launch of our new website! Read on to find out why we made the change and how our new website will better serve you! Announcement from Timbeter CEO Vallo Visnapuu: The team and I are thrilled to announce the launch of our new website! After months of … Continued