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Research questions accuracy of drone data in agriculture

Farmers keen to adopt drone technology to improve crop health should be wary of 'off the shelf' aerial products, according to researchers at the University...

Brazil’s national IoT strategy gets the green light

The Brazilian government plans to start implementing a national IoT plan, according to the country's Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation, and Communications (MCTIC). The plan seeks...

Bee robotic: Walmart files patents on automating agriculture

US retailer Walmart has filed a raft of patents aimed at automating processes in the agriculture sector. Among them is a robotic solution to...

IoT in Agtech: Australia invests millions in robots, digital farming

Farmers in the Australian state of Victoria have been promised a $15 million financial and technological boost that is expected to be "a game-changer" for...

Will robots fill gaps in UK farm labour market?

With Brexit on the horizon and the continued freedom of movement for migrant workers uncertain, the UK's agriculture industry is facing uncertain times. Researchers...

Harvesting robot to save big slice of farming market

With inflation rising, German farming is in crisis. With the help of partners across Europe, researchers at Berlin's Fraunhofer Institute are developing a robot capable...

Researchers 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...