Spot the robotic dog on the job at meatworks

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
Updated June 24 2022 - 4:57am, first published 4:30am
CUTTING EDGE: Spot the Dog, also known as an automated guided vehicle, prepares for his day's work at a meat processing plant in Casino. Source: AMPC

AN automated guided vehicle is being trialed in an Australia meat processing plant for a range of jobs, ranging from monitoring equipment in dangerous settings to delivering tools and even mustering cattle.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally.

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