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In Moscow, Dairy Farms use VR Glasses for cow to increase quantity and quality of milk

Nobody denies the benefit and impact of VR over humans social life. Moscow is experimenting the impact of VR over Animals productivity.

Ministry of Agriculture and Food of Region Moscow

All developed countries are integrating technologies for ensuring maximum output. Experts are not only working on field in dairy farms but trying to use Artificial Intelligence to maintain and improve the quality and quantity of milk. Experts have experienced that Animals gives good product, if they are calm and their moods are good.

Moscow-area farmers strapped modified VR headsets to cows to see if it improved their mood — and, of course, their milk production. The project subjected cattle to a simulated summer field with colors tuned for the animals’ eyes, giving them a decidedly more pleasing landscape than a plain, confining farm. And yes, the headsets were adapted to the “structural features” of cows’ heads so that they could see properly.

It appears to have worked, at least on a basic level. The first test reduced the cows’ anxiety and boosted their overall sentiment. While it’s not certain how well this affects the quality or volume of milk, there are plans for a more “comprehensive” study to answer that question.

The research begs a few questions. Why not just put the cows in fields more often? How do you deal with battery life? And is there a risk of disturbing cows when you take their headsets off and show them dreary reality? In a sense, it’s a solution to a problem humans have created. Those issues aside, this could be an option for farms where summery fields just aren’t available, or where existing techniques (like piping in pleasing music) might not be effective. Just don’t expect a bovine version of Beat Saber any time soon.

Updated on 3:18 pm | Mallahpost

Via , Sources and image courtesy: engadget, Ministry Agriculture and Food of the Region Moscow

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