Laser technology initially developed to scare birds away from airports is becoming increasingly popular in the horticulture sector by farmers wanting to protect their crop. Already, a small handful of Australian growers use laser beam devices to keep bird pests away, but now the Dutch inventor of the product [...]
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LASER beams, robots and mid-air vegetable cultivation will be on the agenda for over 100 of the country’s leading vegetable growers at the 2015 Global Technologies in Horticulture Seminar to be held on Thursday, June 25, at Jupiters Gold Coast. The seminar aims to educate Australian growers on the futuristic technology they can employ on-farm, [...]
The Airport Show is currently being held in Dubai (from May 10 to 12). Bird Control Group, as part of Birdstrike Alliance, is presenting our innovative bird strike preventing laser technology and Steinar Henskes took the stage at the Innovation Podium on Monday May 11. Our stand was visited [...]
The Airport Show, whose 15th edition will be held from May 10 to 12 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC), enjoys solid support of both the government and private sectors. The world’s leading B2B event for airport procurement, supplies, solutions and technology has been in the forefront [...]
Florida based blueberry farm reduces bird nuisance to almost zero Blueberry farm Five-Star Family Growers in Auburndale, FL was experiencing major cedar waxwing problems. Since installing the Agrilaser Autonomic, there is little-to-no bird activity at the farm. Bird Control US, one of our US Agrilaser dealers, used a drone to create this video about the [...]
Each year the Entrepreneur's Organization (EO) hosts the Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards (GSEA). This year, more than 2,000 student entrepreneurs from over 38 countries competed in rigorous local, regional and national competitions. The top 44 student entrepreneurs were then selected to compete in GSEA Global Finals held in Washington, [...]
Student CEO Steinar Henskes Bests 2,000 Competitors From 38 Countries for the Win The Entrepreneurs' Organization's (EO) Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA), the premier global competition honoring the top student entrepreneurs who have founded and are running revenue-generating businesses, named Steinar Henskes, CEO of Bird Control Group from the Netherlands, as Global [...]
Bird Control Group was present at the leading Inter Airport South East Asia Singapore exhibition. Thousands of airport professionals met at Singapore Expo from 21 to 23 January to meet, discuss, network, learn and discover the latest trends technologies and enhancements to improve the operational efficiency of airports within the [...]
Four world leading birdstrike prevention companies have joined forces to provide a one stop shop for cutting edge bird detection and deterrence systems. Avisure, Bird Control Group, Robin Radar and Veisar Technologies founded the Birdstrike Alliance as a birdstrike prevention consortium. A Total Birdstrike Solution There is no single solution [...]
The lasers sweep at random across an area from 200 acres to 3,000 acres Robot fires intense beams of green light from on top of a tower across field Laser works by creating movement in the field that birds cannot identify Dutch farmer reports laser kept flocks of crows away from his orchard It is [...]
See us at inter airport South East Asia Singapore - 21-23 January 2015 Singapore Expo Bird Control Group will be present at inter airport South East Asia Singapore, where thousands of airport professionals will meet at Singapore Expo on the 21-23rd January to meet, discuss, network, learn and discover the latest trends [...]
Dutch user connects Agrilaser Lite to binoculars One of our Dutch users, Mr Maartense, was looking for a solution to aim the Agrilaser Lite more precisely at pigeons and sea gulls at a large distance. With the help of a clamp and two tie-wraps he was able to connect the [...]
Agrilaser Autonomic The Agrilaser Autonomic is a fully automatic and autonomous system using laser bird repellent technology to repel birds and other animals 24/7 from an area of 12 square kilometres. Birds perceive the laser beam as an imminent physical danger to which they do not get accustomed. The system has been tested by an [...]
A test conducted by CLM Research and Advice confirms that laser beams are an effective method to scare away birds from orchards. The innovative Agrilaser bird repellent robot provides an automated solution and does not cause nuisance to nearby residents. CLM tested the Agrilaser Autonomic in an apple and pear orchard last summer. Before the [...]
Agrilaser, distributed by Bird Control Group, is a newly-released automated bird repellent robot which randomizes laser beams to keep birds out of apple and pear orchards. The laser trajectory is programmed through a grower’s laptop or tablet, and makes random sweeps in an area ranging from approximately 200 acres to 3,000 acres, depending on weather [...]
Bird Control Group one of the speakers at UK Bird Strike Committee meeting The UK Bird Strike Committee was organized at the Civil Aviation Authority head office at London Gatwick on 24-25 November. Present were the majority of UK airports, Dublin airport and airport representatives from Italy, USA and the Netherlands. [...]
Successful test of bird repellent robot in orchard A test conducted by CLM Research and Advice confirms that laser beams are an effective method to scare away birds from orchards. The innovative Agrilaser bird repellent robot provides an automated solution and does not cause nuisance to nearby residents. CLM tested the [...]
Birds are beautiful—but also a problem for many industries. They can get caught in aircraft engines, pick apart farm crops, and pollute animal feeding troughs. They frustrate oil-rig and warehouse managers, greenskeepers, and fishermen. This is why a Dutch entrepreneur, Steinar Henskes, has developed specially designed laser beams intended to scare birds away. Still only [...]
From 20 – 24 October the Bird / Wildlife Strike Prevention Conference was held in Mexico City, organized by International Civil Aviation Organization. Bird Control Group gave a presentation, next to speakers from FAA, ICAO, KLM, AIRBUS Group and worldwide airports. The conference was attended by persons involved in aviation [...]
Visualization of the amount of wildlife strikes in the USA recorded by the FAA between 1990 and 2009 The visualization gives you an overview of amount of collisions between aircraft and birds, mammals and reptiles. The following information is visualized: - distribution between the amount of wildlife strikes during ascent and descent - The average [...]
Steinar Henskes of Bird Control Group participated in last weekend’s Kairos Global Summit as member of the Kairos 50. The Kairos Global Summit brought together over 600 people, including 350 young entrepreneurs from 59 countries, the 2014 Kairos 50, over 150 mentors ranging from VCs to engineers, corporate leaders to members of the press, and [...]
Showcasing Innovative Solutions at Kairos Global Summit, Oct. 17-19 Young Entrepreneurs from over 43 Countries Paired with Today’s Business Leaders to Present and Scale New Ventures that Address Global Issues Bird Control Group announced today that it has been chosen to participate at the Kairos Global Summit, October 17 – 19, as a Kairos 50 [...]
Bird strikes most often occur during take-off or landing, or during low altitude flight, when an airplane is most likely to be sharing the same airspace as a bird, but occasionally occur at higher altitudes. Source: Pressconnects
Repelling birds at a distance of 2,000 meters in an animal friendly manner The Agrilaser® Handheld, developed by Bird Control Group three years ago, is successfully being used to repel birds in an animal friendly manner. In cooperation with users Bird Control Group has improved the Agrilaser® Handheld [...]
If your garden relaxation or trips to the seaside are constantly plagued by annoying seagulls, wildlife experts have offered a very James Bond-style solution — a laser gun. Don't worry, this isn't some kind of doomsday laser from a satellite but a handheld gadget called the Agrilaser, approved by Government advisors Natural England. Dubbed the [...]
Shop and cafe owners across Devon and Cornwall are using water squirters to scare off gulls but the solution to the aerial menace may be more space-age. Special laser guns could be the answer to scare off the gulls that plague our coastal resorts. Natural England have told people trying to tackle the menace [...]
At around 60 miles south of London, Southampton Airport is a pioneer of wildlife hazard prevention in Britain. With the use of the Aerolaser® Handheld, the Southampton Airport bird control unit is increasing the efficiency of bird strike prevention tactics and makes airside operations even safer.
Laser beams may banish bats A New Zealand farmer says laser beams are the best solution for dispersing flying foxes on the Sunshine Coast. The high-tech suggestion comes as the Sunshine Coast Council begins a second round of non-lethal dispersal action at the Cassia Wildlife Corridor near Coolum. About 40 per cent of the 2,500 [...]
Unboxing of Agrilaser® Lite In this video you will see the unboxing of the Agrilaser® Lite and dispersing crows, pigeons and seagulls. The package contains a storage box, an Agrilaser Lite, a user manual, two rechargeable CR batteries and a charger. The batteries need to be charged after approximately 3 hours of use. The LED [...]
In this video crows, pigeons and seagulls are dispersed from a train station Gulls, crows and pigeons like to hide in stations for safety and the presence of food. This video and the manual gives a clear explanation on how to use the Lite in those situations. Stations, museums and restaurants The Lite is very [...]
A video in which is demonstrated how birds are being repelled from indoor spaces. With the Agrilaser® Lite you can easily disperse sparrows, crows, starlings, rooks and pigeons. Stables and barns Pigeons, starlings and rooks in barns will eat the cattle nutrition and contaminate it with their wastes. Birds are known to carry viruses and [...]
Producer of lasers, Agrilaser, is introducing the Agrilaser Lite. The cheaper and more compact version of the famed Agrilaser Handheld. With the Agrilaser Lite, scaring off birds through laser light is now accessible for a wider audience. Agrilaser has added a starting model to their product range with the introduction of the Agrilaser Lite. The [...]
A short video in which the Agrilaser® Handheld is used to repel geese from a golf course. The Agrilaser® Handheld is a silent portable device for bird repellent. Due to advanced patented optical technology a laser beam is emitted which is optimized for bird repellent over a long distance. In cooperation with scientist we [...]
A short video in which the dispersal capabilities of the Agrilaser® Handheld is demonstrated in a city. The Agrilaser® Handheld is a silent portable device for bird repellent. Due to advanced patented optical technology a laser beam is emitted which is optimized for bird repellent over a long distance. In cooperation with scientist we developed [...]
A short video in which the use of the Agrilaser® Handheld is demonstrated in a harbor. The Agrilaser® Handheld is a silent portable device for bird repellent. Due to advanced patented optical technology a laser beam is emitted which is optimized for bird repellent over a long distance. In cooperation with scientist we developed the [...]
Bird Control Group has joined the YES!Delft Incubator. YES!Delft is the high tech entrepreneurs centre where startups work hard to become tomorrow’s leading firms. We are happy to move to our new office as of January 2014 and being part of the innovative atmosphere.
The Agrilaser Handheld is the ideal solution for birds repellent in urban area’s. In the video you can see how we repel pigeons and crows from the Eiffel tower and the Louvre museum.
Place the two batteries with the positive side up. Switch on the Agrilaser® Handheld while aiming downwards, by pushing the button on the back. Project the laser dot on the ground in front of you and slowly move the dot towards the birds. Move the laser dot several times to the birds for best results. [...]
This is a laser torch radiating green light, which scares geese and other birds. The Agrilaser repels geese from a distance of 2,500 meters. Millennium Golf has several water bodies and is a somewhat humid course. In other words: a paradise for geese! Head Greenkeeper Rudi Hermans is not pleased: ‘One goose produces [...]