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the headlines: haitian government officials say they've asked the us to send troops to protect key infrastructure as the country reels from wednesday's assassination of president jovenel moise. the white house has declined to confirm the request. the murky circumstances surrounding the killing have triggered political turmoil and unrest in the streets. the taliban in afghanistan say they've captured two major frontier points — one with iran and the other with turkmenistan. the militants are rapidly retaking land as the us—led mission withdraws the last of its troops. president ashraf ghani has conceded his security forces are in a critical transition. california residents are bracing for a weekend of record—setting temperatures as the heat continues to build on the west coast. the us national weather service has issued an excessive heat alert with meteorologists warning some of southern california's inland areas could reach temperatures of 49 degrees celsius.
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now on bbc news, click. this week— the hajj through digital art. sd glasses and sd houses. and how about a glass of wine made with al? hey, welcome to click, hope you've had a good week.— welcome to click, hope you've had a good week. lara, how are ou had a good week. lara, how are you doing? _ had a good week. lara, how are you doing? good, _ had a good week. lara, how are you doing? good, was - had a good week. lara, how are you doing? good, was trying . had a good week. lara, how are you doing? good, was trying to| you doing? good, was trying to plan for another summer of an unknown. plan for another summer of an unknown-— plan for another summer of an unknown. ., , , ., , unknown. one of those is on its wa and unknown. one of those is on its way and summer— unknown. one of those is on its way and summer will— unknown. one of those is on its way and summer will be - way and summer will be different for everyone once again this year and that includes the many muslims who
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would normally be about to undertake the hajj. undertake the ha". everyone is the pilgrimage h undertake the hajj. everyone is the pilgrimage made _ undertake the hajj. everyone is the pilgrimage made by - undertake the hajj. everyone is the pilgrimage made by around 2.5 million muslims every year from all across the globe to mecca saudi arabia, and this year is happening injuly. it's one of the most important acts of faith that a muslim can undertake. and it's said to amaze those who do. but of course in — amaze those who do. but of course in the _ amaze those who do. but of course in the last _ amaze those who do. but of course in the last couple - amaze those who do. but of course in the last couple of| course in the last couple of years the coronavirus has led the saudi authorities to severely limit the number of people who are allowed to visit. however, another way to experience the hajj is retelling a story using the objects and works of art associated with this sacred journey is about to become available to everyone. omar mehtab has been taking a look. the first part of my learning journey was to visit the v&a museum in london. and just being here in one of the special exhibitions, as well as
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the islamic art galleries, something started to stir inside of me. almost a connection to the ancient past. the pilgrimage is to mecca, the birthplace of islam. but many also visit medina, the second holiest city for muslims. now, i've not personally been on hair: i've not personally been on hajj, it's supposed to happen at least once in every muslim's lifetime, and only after you are settled and don't have any debts or obligations. and that's not me at the moment, so i will not be there anytime soon. however, being here and seeing these artworks, especially from mecca and medina, really makes me want to learn more about my religion and the culture that surrounds it. this is special. so the next leg in myjourney to learn more has taken me to a large space in south london. we are a dozen pieces of art relating to
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the hajj are being digitised. they are from the holy early collections which includes what is considered to be the largest and most significant group of objects relating to the cultural history of hajj. and its founder sir david hurley. i think historically islamic art because it is islamic, because it was the most diverse group of art ever seen, every piece had a message. but the story of the hajj has never been told. through the object that was produced culturally to honour the place. as you are not allowed to go to mecca medina but through the experience of collecting objects from the last 50 years of my life, i feel like i'm there anyhow. i virtually feel the soul of the artists have produced these objects to their beliefs. idols? objects to their beliefs. now an obvious _ objects to their beliefs. now an obvious way _ objects to their beliefs. now an obvious way to _
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objects to their beliefs. now an obvious way to share - objects to their beliefs. now an obvious way to share art is through digitisation but for it to really work and notjust be 2—dimensional, the art needs to live and breathe, every brushstroke of a painting or every thread of a textile. you really need to bring out what is not visible to the naked eye. take this silk for example it's used to cover shrines in the holy in mecca. finally embroidered in both silver and gold — covered wire. the embroidered in both silver and gold - covered wire. the amount of time, gold - covered wire. the amount of time. effort — gold - covered wire. the amount of time, effort and _ gold - covered wire. the amount of time, effort and intricacy - of time, effort and intricacy that's gone into many of these works is a matter of spiritual importance. it's notjust art for art sake but this is produced for a very particular, sacred, ritualistic and spiritual purpose. that's where the google art camera, which is capturing the minutiae of detail, comes in. the camera is a custom—built camera, built to capture images of paintings and
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artworks in super high resolution. it generates what is called a giga pixel which is is called a giga pixel which is i million pixels. is called a giga pixel which is 1 million pixels.— 1 million pixels. how does it compare — 1 million pixels. how does it compare to _ 1 million pixels. how does it compare to other— 1 million pixels. how does it compare to other cameras? | 1 million pixels. how does it - compare to other cameras? i've got my phone here so let's take a photo of it with this. and as you can see here, it looks great. but as soon as you start zooming in, it gets quite pixelated and messy. and the same goes for my personal camera with a 50 millimetres lens. again, no real detail of the gold we know is sitting underneath the silver. the camera is _ underneath the silver. the camera is equipped - underneath the silver. iie: camera is equipped with underneath the silver. tie: camera is equipped with a laser and a sonar and using high—frequency sounds pretty much like a bat, is able to measure the distance between the camera and the artwork to make sure that the focus is right. make sure that the focus is ri . ht. �* make sure that the focus is riuht. �* ., make sure that the focus is riuht. �* . ., right. and after about 45 minutes. _ right. and after about 45 minutes, every - right. and after about 45 minutes, every bit - right. and after about 45 minutes, every bit is - right. and after about 45 - minutes, every bit is digitised and programme stitches together to generate the full image. an to generate the full image. an ima . e to generate the full image. jifi image captured without camera
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can unlock information around that artwork but also allow the emotional stories around certain artworks and generate augmented experiences of the viewing of an artwork. find viewing of an artwork. and weeks later, _ viewing of an artwork. and weeks later, i'm _ viewing of an artwork. and weeks later, i'm at - viewing of an artwork. and weeks later, i'm at the - viewing of an artwork. and weeks later, i'm at the final part of my personaljourney, all the captures telling the story of hajj from the khalili collection are there on one platform. using sphere technology. it puts everything into this big sphere, creating a sd —like environment combining scale with detail. but it's also quite easy to just drag around and zoom into something that interests you. this shirt actually is something we looked at in real life. wow! a lot of this i did not actually notice when i saw it up close. the fading and the writing and the detail, the patterns. it's a privilege. so this was a painting we saw, a more modern one. even with
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this, zooming right in, the finer details of the painting, the shadows into the hats. and it works quite similar to google earth in that way in that you can zoom in and see incredible detail of a specific location but, in this case, of art. some of these pieces are being shown for the first time. but even in a museum, you can only view it from a distance or when the artwork is inside glass boxes. barely anyone has the privilege to see these pieces in real life, let alone this up close. remember the silk cloth used in the holy mosque? here it is, with hints of gold underneath the silver. not really visible to the naked eye. it's as if the tech is helping me to reach something beyond the art. i can see what sir david meant. that there is another side to it, going on hajj is one thing but completing that spiritual, but cultural side of it, using this
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art, that's entrenched in the hajj's history, is... it's something special. hello and welcome to the week in tech. it was the week that geoff azoff step down as is on bass 27 years after founding the online tech giant —— jeff bezos. china's cyberspace administration order the removal of right hailing up didi from chinese app stores after ms accusations it's been illegally collecting personal data. and nintendo announced a new $s50 nintendo switch games console, complete with a bigger screen. it was also the week that the european space agency showed off an 11 metre long robotic arm. the european robotic arm. the european robotic arm. the european robotic arm will be the first arm able to walk in space, anchoring it softer fixed points and moving between them. the first pictures of the
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world's first sd printer to school in malawi were released. the wall can be elected —— erected injust 18 hours. unicef erected injust18 hours. unicef estimates a shortage of 36,000 unicef estimates a shortage of s6,000 classrooms across the country and the creators of the new printed schools so they can help bridge this gap in a few years. and finally this week belgian artist is shaming smartphone obsessed politicians with an ai tracking tool. the machine learning system analyses live stream debates of the flemish government. it then posts the guilty parties to twitter and instagram under the handle the flemish scholars. —— scrollers. the winner of the ai scrollers. the winner of the a! song contest has been revealed, the bay area and california one with this entry listen to your body choir. with this entry listen to your body choir-— with this entry listen to your body choir. let me ask you a question- — body choir. let me ask you a question. what _ body choir. let me ask you a question. what is _ body choir. let me ask you a question. what is it - body choir. let me ask you a question. what is it like - body choir. let me ask you a question. what is it like up l question. what is it like up there was to mark the song
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starts as a valid before the beach drops. g0 starts as a valid before the beach drops.— starts as a valid before the beach drops. go on. go on. listen to — beach drops. go on. go on. listen to your— beach drops. go on. go on. listen to your body - beach drops. go on. go on. listen to your body choir. i listen to your body choir. listen to your body choir. listen to your body choir. i listen to your body choir. called listen to your body choir. i called john and max from the team to hear more about how they created their half ballad— half banger. irate they created their half ballad- half banger-— they created their half ballad- half banger. we kind of do that on purpose _ half banger. we kind of do that on purpose because _ half banger. we kind of do that on purpose because it - half banger. we kind of do that on purpose because it was - half banger. we kind of do that. on purpose because it was going to be a little bit of a popularity contest, you know, it was going to be voted on by an audience and jewellery and i knew it could not be music by robots for robots. i think i could really quickly devolved into five minutes of straight screaming wind noise, you know, in your ears, so at some point it has to be palatable to humans. it has to be palatable to humans-— it has to be palatable to humans. ., , humans. one of the things we did was we — humans. one of the things we did was we wanted _ humans. one of the things we did was we wanted create - humans. one of the things we did was we wanted create a i humans. one of the things we i did was we wanted create a sort of pallet — did was we wanted create a sort of pallet of textures that would _ of pallet of textures that would not sound like anything we heard _ would not sound like anything we heard before. that was made up we heard before. that was made up of— we heard before. that was made up of a _ we heard before. that was made up of a lot— we heard before. that was made up of a lot of those puzzle pieces— up of a lot of those puzzle pieces that i go back to year and — pieces that i go back to year and there was this challenge of like 0k. — and there was this challenge of like ok, max, here is the
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craziest— like ok, max, here is the craziest samples that you have probably— craziest samples that you have probably ever had to work with but they — probably ever had to work with but they all are kind of cohesive because they come from this theme that we started with. — this theme that we started with. so— this theme that we started with, so let's see what you can do with— with, so let's see what you can do with this. | with, so let's see what you can do with this.— do with this. i want to be on time. do with this. i want to be on time- when _ do with this. i want to be on time. when you _ do with this. i want to be on time. when you think- do with this. i want to be on time. when you think about | do with this. i want to be on i time. when you think about al or computers _ time. when you think about al or computers making - time. when you think about al or computers making music, l or computers making music, usually we think of bleep blorp, auto tune, majority of the content we were creating with the ai the content we were creating with the al though, because it emulating organic sounds and it does not necessarily know what a piano sounds like and what is certain, you know, it doesn't have the same history as we do, doesn't take sounds in all:.
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choosing a pair of glasses usually involves rows and rows of them in all shapes, sizes and colours. pick them up, try them on and either you like them on and either you like them or you don't. but the way we choose our glasses in future could be set to change. it's time for personalised sd printed frames. time for personalised sd hrinted frames. , ., . ., printed frames. overproduction is fashioned's _ printed frames. overproduction is fashioned's biggest - is fashioned's biggest environment or problem and for eyewear, this means anti— so% stock risk. —— 20—so% and sd shifting can solve this problem ijy shifting can solve this problem by moving for a more inventory production focus to a more on demand, oriented production and along the way, also solve the
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problem of fitting. this is a major problem.— problem of fitting. this is a major problem. here in front of me is a range — major problem. here in front of me is a range of _ major problem. here in front of me is a range of sd _ major problem. here in front of me is a range of sd printer- me is a range of sd printer glasses that come in a variety of colours. the idea is you choose the style you think will suit you best. no. and from there a pair can be sd printed that should fit you perfectly. so using a tablet and three cameras, your face is sd scanned _ cameras, your face is sd scanned in stored to create an avatar— scanned in stored to create an avatar to _ scanned in stored to create an avatar to try on the eyewear. system's — avatar to try on the eyewear. system's algorithm is measuring you up for glasses that should not only fit you perfectly in appearance but also be doing theirjob well. this process should eventually be entirely possible on a mobile phone. typically the measurements we would take is that people distance, the height of the pupils, so where people sit within the lands,... so i need to label my right pupil... left
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people, right temple... vertex distance. _ people, right temple... vertex distance. so — people, right temple... vertex distance, so the _ people, right temple... vertex distance, so the distance - people, right temple... vertex distance, so the distance from | distance, so the distance from the surface of the eye to the back of the lens. we also look at the wrap of the frame as well so any —— can see how much of a wrap the frame has. 50 of a wrap the frame has. so our of a wrap the frame has. so your trip — of a wrap the frame has. so your trip here may only need to be to get your eyes tested, unless you want to feel the product first, or model for an optician's opinions. i can choose the colour of the arms, let's go for silver, they look nice. now i can order them. and the future could also see more choice. sid the future could also see more choice. 5: , , ., , ., choice. sd printing now is a technology _ choice. sd printing now is a technology where - choice. sd printing now is a technology where you - choice. sd printing now is a technology where you can l choice. sd printing now is a - technology where you can print in more than 15 materials. so in more than 15 materials. so in the future when we print goods, frames, and transparency material, in pure material, in metal material. so we are at the beginning of this
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industrial revolution. the aim here is what — industrial revolution. the aim here is what is _ industrial revolution. the aim here is what is being - industrial revolution. the aim here is what is being called i here is what is being called mass customisation. whereby making lots of personalised products, the cost can be kept down. and although these glasses do start at hundred and £60, which is similar to many others on the shelves, that rises with some of the options. but beyond all of this, and the sustainability element, for this to really work, the finished product needs to prove to be the perfect fit. ok. finished product needs to prove to be the perfect fit.— to be the perfect fit. ok, well our to be the perfect fit. ok, well your glasses _ to be the perfect fit. ok, well your glasses have _ to be the perfect fit. ok, well your glasses have arrived, - to be the perfect fit. ok, well your glasses have arrived, do| your glasses have arrived, do your glasses have arrived, do you want to pop them on for us? they are super light and really comfortable, but the thing that i noticed more than anything was in the shop when i was trying them on, everything looked a bit wonky. i always have this with sunglasses, so clearly i have a wonky face. and these glasses seem to fix the issue. the glasses i may be as my face... i
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the issue. the glasses i may be as my face- - -— as my face... i never thought of ou as my face... i never thought of you as _ as my face... i never thought of you as having _ as my face... i never thought of you as having a _ as my face... i never thought of you as having a wonky - as my face... i never thought j of you as having a wonky face before but i will have to take a closer look in future. i tell you what, do you fancy something else that is sd printed? it is slightly bigger than a pair of glasses though. what is it? it than a pair of glasses though. what is it?— what is it? it is a house. in california — what is it? it is a house. in california you _ what is it? it is a house. in california you will - what is it? it is a house. in california you will be - california you will be unsurprised here, sd printed houses are a thing. kind of. these are houses that are partly constructed using sd printing techniques, and here is james clayton to tell us more. . ., . ~ is james clayton to tell us more. . ., ., ~ more. california, like many laces more. california, like many places around _ more. california, like many places around the - more. california, like many places around the world, i more. california, like many l places around the world, how the housing problem. too few homes has led to skyhigh prices, and that has also helped contribute to the state's homelessness problem. step in sd printing. you can make pretty much anything with a sd printer these days, from guns to iphone cases, so sd printing houses help solve california's housing crisis? one company here in oakland thinks that it can, and it has already started to sd print components of houses. 50 i
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components of houses. so i think sd _ components of houses. so i think sd printing _ components of houses. so i think sd printing has - components of houses. so i think sd printing has a - components of houses. sr i think sd printing has a huge opportunity to help solve the housing crisis. obviously i am a bit biased.— a bit biased. mighty buildings has won a _ a bit biased. mighty buildings has won a contract _ a bit biased. mighty buildings has won a contract to - a bit biased. mighty buildings has won a contract to build i has won a contract to build what they say is the first community of zero carbon sd houses in southern california. we are going to be deploying a combination of three bedroom two bathroom family homes. these houses are not small, so how can they build such big structures out of plastic? what we have done _ structures out of plastic? what we have done is _ structures out of plastic? what we have done is develop i structures out of plastic? what we have done is develop a i we have done is develop a proprietary sd printing technology we have created with the material called light stone, so kind of a synthetic stone, so kind of a synthetic stone which kills uv light, which allows it to support some weight, meaning we can do curbs, unsupported spans and all sorts of things you can't really do with concrete rubber materials. really do with concrete rubber materials-— materials. plan isn't to build an entire _ materials. plan isn't to build an entire house, _ materials. plan isn't to build an entire house, it— materials. plan isn't to build an entire house, it is- materials. plan isn't to build an entire house, it is to i materials. plan isn't to build| an entire house, it is to build different panels and then on—site try and fix them together like lego. the
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question i had, though, is our mighty buildingsjust question i had, though, is our mighty buildings just building prefab houses under a different name? locate prefab houses under a different name? ~ ., prefab houses under a different name? . ., ., . , prefab houses under a different name? ., .,. i, name? we are totally prefab, two oh bones _ name? we are totally prefab, two oh bones about _ name? we are totally prefab, two oh bones about it - name? we are totally prefab, two oh bones about it and i name? we are totally prefab, two oh bones about it and we| two oh bones about it and we are proud to be prefab. but the cool thing is we are able to help prefab leave into a promise which has, because one of the issues with prefab is it involves taking additional construction and putting it under one roof, which gives you some gains at all that they are capable of. it also usually end “p capable of. it also usually end up needing a lot of space, which means you are usually going to be far away from the housing demand. our vision is to deploy this manufacturing around the country and the world in areas where we have target areas, and world in areas where we have targetareas, and minimised world in areas where we have target areas, and minimised a logistics. target areas, and minimised a lotistics. ~ , �* , logistics. mighty buildings have mighty _ logistics. mighty buildings have mighty ambitions i logistics. mighty buildingsj have mighty ambitions but logistics. mighty buildings i have mighty ambitions but until you start thinking this could solve the housing crisis, think again. currently mighty buildings sells a hybrid sd house but that is pushing it a bit. when it comes to sd printing there is a lot of
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hype, but in this unit, the only thing that is sd printed is this section here. everything else here is built through traditional housing techniques. the houses are plans to build in southern california will use sd printing for the building's walls, but the development is only 15 houses. the houses themselves are being sold for more than $500,000, so you will need a fair bit of cash to buy one, and they don't actually have permission to build yet. mighty buildings certainly has potential, and many in the building industry will be looking on with interest. but is this the answer to today's housing problems? well, no, not yet. that was james.— yet. that was james. now as we said, yet. that was james. now as we said. summer— yet. that was james. now as we said, summer season _ yet. that was james. now as we said, summer season is - yet. that was james. now as we said, summer season is upon i yet. that was james. now as we said, summer season is upon us and many of us will be getting itchy feet, wishing we could go on holiday abroad. but alas, here we are. 50 on holiday abroad. but alas, here we are.— on holiday abroad. but alas, here we are. so we're bringing ou here we are. so we're bringing you story _ here we are. so we're bringing you story from _ here we are. so we're bringing you story from far— here we are. so we're bringing you story from far away, i here we are. so we're bringing you story from far away, really far away. when nick was in
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south australia, naturally he wanted to test some of the produce, of course he did. over half of all the winegrowing in australia is grown here in south australia. the industry is worth $s5 billion to the country every year. and where there is wine, i will surely follow. so i have strapped on someone else's gumboots and set forth in the name of journalism. changing climate conditions and water shortages means that growers here are turning to tech to help out the humble great. we were in very dry parts of australia and integrated viticulture needs very fine tuned management to successfully grow high quality commercial quantities of grapes. researchers here at the university of adelaide are developing a smart system so vintners can keep better tabs on our produce. they are
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deploying various sensors that can be monitored remotely. so what can be monitored remotely. sr what we have here is a flow sensor, connected to a radio unit that transmits the data in real—time. this one is the soil most prideful stop basically going right underneath the soil. ~ ., going right underneath the soil. . . ., ., soil. we have the equivalent of a stethoscope _ soil. we have the equivalent of a stethoscope hearing - soil. we have the equivalent of a stethoscope hearing the i soil. we have the equivalent of| a stethoscope hearing the water in the _ a stethoscope hearing the water in the plant growing up and being— in the plant growing up and being taken up by the plant. and — being taken up by the plant. and they are using thermal imaging cameras to monitor their irrigation. just imaging cameras to monitor their irrigation.— their irrigation. just with a normal camera _ their irrigation. just with a normal camera you i their irrigation. just with a l normal camera you wouldn't their irrigation. just with a i normal camera you wouldn't be able to see that leak, whereas thermal imaging now shows it very clearly. thermal imaging now shows it very clearly-— very clearly. and also how severe it _ very clearly. and also how severe it is. _ very clearly. and also how severe it is. all _ very clearly. and also how severe it is. all the i very clearly. and also how i severe it is. all the gathered data is fed — severe it is. all the gathered data is fed into _ severe it is. all the gathered data is fed into the - data is fed into the custom—built exceedingly smart vitiviser platform. it is custom-built exceedingly smart vitiviser platform.— vitiviser platform. it is a su her vitiviser platform. it is a super al _ vitiviser platform. it is a super ai brain _ vitiviser platform. it is a super ai brain which i vitiviser platform. it is a super ai brain which can | super ai brain which can understand and assess the situation to see whether it is doing well or something we need
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to manipulate or change or intervene. and also can predict what the yield is going to be. it can draw in information on how— it can draw in information on how much— it can draw in information on how much water is being used at the moment within the vineyard. is the moment within the vineyard. is there — the moment within the vineyard. is there a — the moment within the vineyard. is there a leak in that vineyard, has a drone been deployed to find exactly where that leak is and has been stopped? we also have information on when the vines will mature and therefore the farmer— will mature and therefore the farmer can go and order or the dashboard _ farmer can go and order or the dashboard can help preorder the machinery required to help with the harvest. it machinery required to help with the harvest-— the harvest. it will work out the harvest. it will work out the growing _ the harvest. it will work out the growing rate _ the harvest. it will work out the growing rate for- the harvest. it will work out the growing rate for grapes| the harvest. it will work out l the growing rate for grapes at the growing rate for grapes at the time and factor in labour and water costs as well. and of course, they are developing artificial intelligence rovers which will autonomously patrol the rows, understand the current conditions of the vines and raise the alarm. it current conditions of the vines and raise the alarm.— and raise the alarm. it wasn't and raise the alarm. it wasn't a text message _ and raise the alarm. it wasn't a text message to _ and raise the alarm. it wasn't a text message to the - and raise the alarm. it wasn'tl a text message to the growers saying you may want to reduce your water irrigation, maybe give you better quality and reduce the chance for disease.
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because the overgrown canopy has bad ventilation, it is bad. also through the senses we can accurately predict the printing rate, how much you want to bring the vine, which is a crucial step for the growers. the project is back by river landline and the government. we see landline and the government. - see technology play a critical role in helping to forecast issues, if you see a frost coming or understand when a dry speu coming or understand when a dry spell is going to settle in and make sure you have got your irrigation decisions as well set up as possible.- irrigation decisions as well set up as possible. teams as work will _ set up as possible. teams as work will ultimately - set up as possible. teams as work will ultimately lead i set up as possible. teams as work will ultimately lead to l set up as possible. teams as work will ultimately lead to a better beverage, but the proof will be in the... bottle? cheers, nick, ithink will be in the... bottle? cheers, nick, i think i will treat myself to a glass of red after that. i treat myself to a glass of red after that-— after that. i think i will stick to _ after that. i think i will stick to the _ after that. i think i will stick to the fruit i after that. i think i will stick to the fruit juice l after that. i think i will- stick to the fruitjuice unless stick to the fruit juice unless you can create wine that doesn't give you a hangover, that i would be interested in. because it is not about you, it is the winds fault. another
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film for another time i think. that is it from us by now. fits that is it from us by now. as ever you _ that is it from us by now. as ever you can _ that is it from us by now. as ever you can keep up with the team on social media, find us on youtube, instagram, facebook and twitter. on youtube, instagram, facebook and twitter-_ and twitter. thanks for watching _ and twitter. thanks for watching and _ and twitter. thanks for watching and we i and twitter. thanks for watching and we will. and twitter. thanks for i watching and we will see you soon. hello there. it's looking unsettled this weekend as well, but it's not going to be raining all the time everywhere. there will be some places staying dry, but the general theme this weekend is for sunny spells and for scattered showers to develop. again, these will be heavy and thundery, and slow—moving as winds will be light. if you look at the pressure chart for saturday, we've got this weather front across the south, bringing an area of more persistent rain to southern counties. it will continue its journey eastwards through the morning through the channel islands, southern and south—eastern counties of england, then clear away in the afternoon. elsewhere, after a dry start,
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we'll see those showers developing a little bit further westwards this time, affecting wales, west midlands, north—west england and scotland. again, it will be heavy, slow—moving torrential downpours which could lead to localised flooding. those temperatures range from 19—21 degrees. now, those showers will fade away during saturday evening, and then, overnight, most places will be dry, but rain will start to push into the far west later on, those temperatures in double figures. it's going to be another mild and muggy night for most of us. now, for sunday, a new area of low pressure starts to push in off the atlantic, affecting northern and western areas. it looks like some eastern parts may stay dry altogether with some hazy spells of sunshine. so, most of the heavy showers on sunday will be across more northern parts of the uk, but wales, northern ireland, the southwest of england will start to see areas of more persistent rain moving in. in the east, with that sunshine, we could see 22—2s celsius, and again, it's going to feel quite humid. so, for wimbledon this weekend, saturday, the early rain will clear away to leave something a bit drier
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into the afternoon. sunday, mainly dry, but i still can't rule out the odd shower there. and for wembley on sunday, certainly it's a dry start, but into the evening, we start to see some of that rain in the west pushing its way eastwards. that's because this area of low pressure will be working its way southwards and eastwards across the country. by monday, this is the position it'll be in. it's going to bring a very unsettled day. most northern and western areas will see sunny spells, some heavy showers. it's england and wales which will see the cloudiest skies and areas of heavy, maybe even thundery rain affecting central and southern areas, which could lead to some issues. the temperatures not quite as high — 19—20 celsius will be the high. the heavy, thundery showers clearing away from the south and east. on tuesday and wednesday, by the mid—latter part of the week, high pressure wants to build in, so it'll start turning sunnier, drier, and warmer.
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