Government Funds Project to Support the Development of Autonomous Farming Technology

The Government of Saskatchewan has committed $230,000 to DOT Technology Corporation, to support its project to develop and pilot its autonomous power platform, DOT, for use in the agriculture sector. DOT is an autonomous tractor designed to complete various farm tasks such as seeding and spraying, with minimal human supervision.  The technology will enhance productivity in the agricultural…

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Rural Crime Innovation Challenge Leads to Development of Tracking Technology for Property

The use of technology to help tackle the issue of rural crime was highlighted today, as the Minister Responsible for Innovation Saskatchewan Tina Beaudry-Mellor unveiled BeeSecure—a new tracking device and app that can help locate stolen property or alert owners about irregular activity.  BeeSecure was designed by Jeff Shirley, founder and chief executive officer of Rivercity Technology…

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First Nations School Holds Competitions to Display Learning in Robotics from RoboYOU Program

The results of five months of learning robotics, computer coding and digital literacy skills were shown today in competitions by students at the Cowessess Community Educational Centre. The games marked the end of the pilot run of Innovation Saskatchewan’s RoboYOU program launched in February 2018, to provide First Nations students in rural communities with exposure to robotics for learning,…

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