Agriculture

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 Yash Mehta on May 22, 2017

Agricultural Internet of Things technology applications

Technological development follows no physical or invisible boundaries and expands its roots in all directions. Likewise, the Internet of Things has its applications in fields of home security, Industry (as Industrial Internet of Things) and smart cities. But technological development within the Internet of Things has even sown its seeds in the agricultural sector, leading to the Agricultural Internet of […]

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By Joanna Rotter on April 18, 2017

How farm equipment manufacturers are using data to inform field service and improve results for farmers

AEM Senior VP of Agriculture, Charlie O’Brien, explains today’s farm equipment manufacturing trends and how manufacturers can use data to inform field service and drive customer satisfaction. “It used to be all about the iron. Now it’s all about the data,” said Charlie O’Brien, of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), during our recent conversation about […]

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By Phillip Tracy on February 2, 2017

Plastic bean-shaped sensors monitor crops for precision agriculture 

The internet of beans We thought you’d enjoy this thought leadership article about how IoT is transforming industries. To learn more about how IBM Watson IoT can help you obtain greater efficiency through smarter asset management, please read our white paper, Understanding the Value of Enterprise Asset Management. Thumb-sized “plastic beans” are being filled with […]

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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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