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Iron Ox launches world’s first fully-autonomous farm

Californian robotics company Iron Ox claims to be ‘reinventing farming from the ground up’, as it unveils an autonomous indoor farm that leverages the...

World Space Week: How satellites, data analytics are saving the planet

UPDATED 5 OCTOBER World Space Week began on Thursday 4 October – a global series of events hosted by the United Nations. This year’s theme:...

IBM launches Watson IoT services for agriculture, industry, supply chain

Controlling and scaling massive Internet of Things (IoT) installations is difficult, especially in asset-rich organisations, such as industrial and manufacturing companies. More, with each connected...

Businesses expect Industrial IoT to boost revenues by $154 million –...

Research from global satellite communications services provider Inmarsat reveals the rapid ascendency of the industrial IoT (IIoT), along with its capacity to boost revenues...

Food Standards Agency pilots blockchain for supply chain transparency

The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has completed a blockchain pilot project in a slaughterhouse – the first time that blockchain has been used...

Bringing home the bacon: Alibaba brings AI platform to pig farming

Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba has officially launched an agricultural AI platform, ET Agricultural Brain, to allow farmers to better monitor, understand, and react to the...

Agtech: How robotics could dig farmers out of Brexit hole

Malek Murison looks at the challenges facing the UK's agriculture sector, post Brexit, and hears why two robotics and automation experts see the lie...

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...
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