Homefarming

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailIBM has released a set of analytics tools that combine weather data and farm data in its Watson machine-learning engine to give farmers insights about planning, plowing, planting, spraying and …

READ MORE

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailLow-power wide-area (LPWA) networks like Sigfox are providing the platform for internet-of-thing (IoT) based alarm systems that are cheap and easy to install. They also provide coverage to rural areas, …

READ MORE
precision agriculture

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailA suburb of Washington, D.C., is growing into a living laboratory for “internet of things” technology projects. Set in Montgomery County, Maryland, Thingstitute is set to be an agricultural testbed …

READ MORE

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailFresh food: A growing use case for machine learning. Machine learning can help retailers address the challenges of offering fresh foods, which account for up to 40% of a grocers’ …

READ MORE

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailSenet, a low power wide area network provider for North American LoRa-based “internet of things” applications, today announced a partnership with Paige Ag, a manufacturer and supplier of wire, cables, …

READ MORE
inmarsat precision agriculture

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailA problem with corn production, and a precision agriculture solution Italy is one of the top maize grain producers in the European Union alongside France, Germany, Hungary and Spain, producing 7,069,000 tons of …

READ MORE

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailThe internet of beans Thumb-sized “plastic beans,” are being filled with sensors and tossed into grain bins and storage facilities for precision agriculture, getting rid of the need for handheld devices …

READ MORE
Atek Access Technologies

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailHuman expectations for constant connectivity and better information are boosting industrial internet of things projects, according to Sherri McDaniel, president of Atek Access Technologies. “I think we’re at an interesting …

READ MORE

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailDrones used in precision agriculture OCEALIA Group is a French farming cooperative with 7,200 members and nearly 900 employees. Since 2015, five drone operators have been flying the group’s two AIRINOV multiSPEC 4C sensor-equipped SenseFly …

READ MORE

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailThe projected status of the world’s water supply and quality in the next decade looks bleak: widespread shortages, difficulties growing food for a booming global population and billions exposed to diseases …

READ MORE