Forests provide natural habitats, opportunities for recreation and a sustainable resource base for the forestry sector – one of the largest primary industries in Australia and New Zealand.

We’re working with our industry and academic research partners to develop new technologies for measuring and managing forest resources using state-of-the-art sensors, robotics, autonomous systems and intelligent processing algorithms.

Our research focuses on resourcing and inventories, forestry automation and forest health, achieved by utilising our expertise in:

  • multi-sensor fusion
  • computer vision
  • hyperspectral imaging
  • machine learning
  • mapping and reconstruction
  • laser scanning
  • pointcloud data processing

Find out more here: ACFR Forestry Robotics


Australian Centre for Robotics