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Major events in the SmartShepherd journey Mar 31, 2020
  • June 2021

    200,000 animals through system
    Sheepmatters

  • March 2021

    Sample collars sent to the EU (Spain, UK) Beatriz Lopez using SmartShepherd

  • December 2020

    190,000 animals through system Lots of sheep

  • September 2020

    150,000 animals through system

  • May 2020

    100,000 animals through system

  • April 2020

    Collars exported to Texas A & M University for trials. Cassia Networks X1000 testing starts.
    Goats and SmartShepherd in Texas

  • February 2020

    95,231 animals through system

  • 2020

    Export push to new markets - targeting the US, Europe

  • December 2019

    85,716 animals through system

  • November 2019

    Chile export, first data from Chile

  • September 2019

    59,309 animals through system

  • September 2019

    First NZ data comes into system

  • August 2019

    Server system replaced with modern .NET Core service.

  • June 2019

    NZ export, startup with 2000 collars
    Sheep in New Zealand with SmartShepherd collars

  • June 2019

    36,150 animals through system

  • May 2019

    16,500 collars produced in total, off the back of a major order from Sheepmatters as their rental business expanded.

  • April 2019

    6,500 collars refurbished out of Armidale, all collars returned in time for 2019 season

  • February 2019

    Organisational improvements double productivity.

  • December 2018

    28,519 animals through system

  • December 2018

    Version 2.0 of firmware released, major operational improvements

  • September 2018

    14,828 animals through system

  • August 2018

    Rental program starts with Sheepmatters Sheepmatters

  • August 2018

    8,010 animals through system

  • July 2018

    6500 collars produced by SmartShepherd manufacturing partner Sandnwave Donny from Sandnwave standing next to boxes

  • June 2018

    5,048 animals through system

  • March 2018

    1500 collars produced
    Lots of collars

  • February 2018

    1,513 animals through system

  • December 2017

    905 animals through system

  • September 2017

    Field trials at Quandialla
    Dave Rubie at Quandialla
    Meat and Livestock Australia Donor Company (MDC) Accelerating commercialisation grant awarded.
    MLA MDC Logo

  • August 2017

    Field trials completed with 150 collars at CentrePlus, near Tullamore in central NSW
    Mark Mortimer of Centreplus during the field trial

  • November 2016

    MVP completed during participation in first SproutX round

  • September 2015

    SmartShepherd reaches finals of Westpac BlueChilli innovation challenge Blue Chilli blog post

  • July 2015

    SmartShepherd concept created by CEO David Rubie

Created: 3/31/2020 5:49:58 AM, Last modified: 9/12/2021 11:25:13 AM

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