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Researcher use wearables to keep sheep farmers one step ahead

Researchers at the University of Nottingham are working with agriculture industry leaders to address the challenge of lameness in sheep – and an IoT...

How robots are helping create drought-resistant crops

A robotics project in Missouri, USA is looking to tackle world hunger by using autonomous vehicles to collect data that will aid the development...

Panasonic unveils autonomous tomato picker in Tokyo

The automation of repetitive tasks in construction and manufacturing has been around for some time. Last month, Panasonic introduced an agricultural robot at Tokyo's...

Agritech businesses should protect farmers from cyber-attacks, says Inmarsat

A global study of agritech businesses by Inmarsat has revealed that fewer than one in four are confident in their ability to counter IoT-related...

Ten IoT predictions for 2018 from Cisco’s Maciej Kranz

Internet of Business speaks to Cisco executive and bestselling author Maciej Kranz about his IoT forecast for 2018.  Maciej Kranz is vice president of strategic...

Farming IoT connections to hit 27m by 2021

Whether it's cattle, crops or agricultural machinery that need to be monitored, farming is proving fertile ground for IoT technologies.  The number of wireless connections used...

Inmarsat inks deal with Pessl Instruments on agricultural IoT

Inmarsat and Pessl Instruments join forces to speed up adoption of smart agricultural technology. Satellite tech company Inmarsat and agricultural tech specialist Pessl Instruments have...

Real-time disease monitoring unearths power of IoT in agriculture

A new IoT solution, enabling real-time disease monitoring of crops, sees air sampling equipment combined with cellular connectivity and cloud services to boost yields. Crop...

Italian start-up Evja launches smart agriculture platform for salad growers

A new smart agriculture platform from Evja, which uses Libelium sensors, promises to help salad farmers get crisp, fresh leaves to market faster.  Ready-to-eat salad...

FindMy IoT saves Nordic reindeer from train collisions

An IoT solution that taps into geolocation data from trains and reindeer herds looks set to save thousands of animals a year. We often...

Number of service robots to reach 264 million by 2026

Strong market growth saw the installed base of service robots reach 29.6 million worldwide at the close of 2016. According to new research from...

Agrifac and Bilberry team up to beat weeds on Aussie farms

By the end of this year, crop sprayers sold in Australia by agricultural equipment manufacturer Agrifac will incorporate smart weed detection technology from French...