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The cost of IoT sensors has halved in the last 10 years and is still on a downward trend. Sensors can monitor the chemical composition and moisture content of the …

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Vertical growing – trays of early growing plants under LED lighting. (Picture: Lorne Campbell / Guzelian)

The vertical farming industry in its infancy, with most practitioners stuck in hobbyist production. But the fragile case for growing food in warehouses – automated and dynamic local production, using …

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The UK government has announced the winners of a £35 million funding pot for rural and industrial 5G projects, alongside a new $30 million 5G development competition for the media, …

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An intro-video plays as the founders of The Things Network (TTN), take to the stage at their annual LoRaWAN bash in Amsterdam. A Hollywood-style voiceover crows about big-sounding tech – …

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US manufacturer Stanley Black & Decker is working with T-Mobile and Ericsson to connect its industrial tools and household hardware. The deal for airtime is with T-Mobile in Austria, and …

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Satellite connectivity startup Skylo, promising NB-IoT on existing geostationary satellites, has emerged from stealth with $116 million in total funding, including a new $103 million Series B round led by …

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When John Deere first began supplying agricultural tools in 1804, it was pitchforks and shovels; today, it’s connectivity and data When John Deere first began its initiative to provide farmers …

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The state government in Victoria, in south-eastern Australia, has agreed to fund rollout of LoRaWAN-based IoT networks for 600 farms and 5,000 square kilometres of farmland in the state. Its …

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LoRaWAN will work in the 2.4 GHz spectrum band, also occupied by Wi-Fi and Bluetooth systems, to enable LoRaWAN-based IoT devices to work globally at the same frequency for the …

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Most people in Britain would support regulated usage of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, for critical services and industrial enterprises, according to a report by Vodafone. Eighty per cent …

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