VIAscan® Carcase System
The VIAscan® Carcase System uses Video Image Analysis (VIA) technology to objectively assess carcase quality and yield. It is a non-intrusive, in-motion, complete station, situated prior to grading at the end of the slaughter floor.
Throughout 2017, the systems were successfully used to make commercial processing and carcase payment decisions on over 14 million sheep and more than 500,000 beef sides.
VIAscan takes a series of precise measurements and processes these through the proprietary host software, to predict saleable and lean meat yield. The system also measures a series of other specific characteristics in real time which can be used toward objective grading standards. Combined with our carcase tracking and chiller automation systems the results from VIAscan can also be used to sort carcases into chillers grouping high yielding carcases together for example.
The system does not pose any OH&S risks to the operator or carcase and has a small footprint, so it requires minimal space on the slaughter floor.