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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...

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...

How IoT, smart supply chains can avert global food crisis

Jason Kay, CCO of IMS Evolve, explains the role that digitisation and smart supply chains are playing in transforming the cold food chain to help...

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...

Exclusive Q&A: Dell sets out new IoT strategy

In an exclusive interview, Internet of Business talks to Dell EMC's Dermot O'Connell about the vendor's new vision for the IoT, and how companies...

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...

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...

Chateau Kefraya cultivates smart vineyard pilot in Lebanon

At the Chateau Kefraya vineyard in Lebanon, an IoT-based smart agriculture project is drawing to a close – but valuable data has been harvested. Lebanese...

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...

Dell takes a fresh look at IoT with Aerofarms

Dell has joined forces with agtech start-up Aerofarms to propagate IoT and data science in the business of growing greens.  At Dell's IQT event in New York...

Kar-Tel partners with Cisco Jasper to deliver IoT in Kazakhstan

Telecoms operator Beeline Kazakhstan, also known as Kar-Tel, has partnered with Cisco Jasper in order to deliver IoT services. The telco, part of the Dutch...

IoT tracks ‘bee talk’ to help improve honeybees health

A graduate student from Simon Fraser University (SFU), Canada, is monitoring the health of 20,000 honeybees through IoT. Oldooz Pooyanfar is a graduate student in...