By Jen Clark on November 2, 2017

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 2nd November 2017

The profound meets the profane in this week’s IoT round-up, where the news is, frankly, a tad eclectic. First, we saw a humanoid robot granted citizenship. Then Audible announced a new feature that lets you skip to the good bits in steamy romance novels. And finally, there’s a collaborative, storytelling venture afoot, exploring Mary Shelley’s […]

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By Jen Clark on October 10, 2016

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 6th October 2016

This week in IoT and tech news, Facebook launches its new Marketplace feature and a Lite version of Messenger, police body cameras are a big hit with the force, and agriculture entrepreneurs gather to ask how technology can solve food shortage across the world. Check out the top IoT news stories of the week. Facebook […]

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By Karen Lewis on September 30, 2016

The Internet of Grapes: How IoT and weather come together to support the global food system

Have you ever thought about the ordeal a bunch of grapes goes through before it lands in your basket? Irrespective of the crop, growers across the world have struggled to manage the consumption of inputs such as water and unpredictability of weather, making agriculture a high-risk business. Increasing threats about food security due to increasing […]

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By Angela Huang on August 9, 2016

Transforming the agricultural industry

According to UN Food and Agriculture Organization, we need to grow 70% more food to feed the additional 2.3 billion population by 2050. How to meet the increasing demands with the limited natural resources,  and with the impact of climate change, has become the key issue the world is facing. That’s why the agricultural industry […]

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