This past Tuesday, January 12, saw the launch of the new DOWNS CropVision by manufacturer Dubrulle DOWNS. The company calls the machine “a new generation optical grader for unwashed potatoes“. Dubrulle DOWNS is a manufacturer of handling and storage solutions for potatoes based in France.
The DOWNS CropVision is fitted with the latest technological innovations that allows for high- speed and high-quality mechanical grading of unwashed potatoes before it enters storage – at a rate of up to 100 tons/h. The machine is the result of four years of intensive development, according to Dubrulle DOWNS.
The DOWNS CropVision features high-end industrial cameras that functions in unison with Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithms. This is said to be a unique and patented combination. It enables the machine to scan and analyse the total product surface (360