Huawei is turning to technology for pig farmers as it deals with tough sanctions on its smartphones.
The Chinese telecoms giant was stopped from accessing vital components after the Trump administration labelled it a threat to US national security.
In response to struggling smartphone sales, Huawei is looking at other sources of revenue for its technology.
Along with Artificial Intelligence (AI) tech for pig farmers, Huawei is also working with the coal mining industry.
China has the world’s biggest pig farming industry and is home to half the world’s live hogs.
Technology is helping to modernise pig farms with AI being introduced to detect diseases and track pigs.
Facial recognition technology can identify individual pigs, while other technology monitors their weight, diet and exercise.