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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...

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...

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...

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...

Deere & Company harvests Blue River Technology in smart farming drive

Agricultural machinery manufacturer Deere & Company, better known as John Deere, has announced it will acquire Blue River Technology, a Silicon Valley-based specialist in...

Myriota helps Australian farmers keep a remote eye on water tanks

How does a farmer working in a remote region make sure that far-flung water tanks are kept fully stocked? For many, it involves regular...

Actility and Blink partner on national IoT network for Sweden

French low-power, wide-area network (LPWAN) specialist Actility has partnered with Swedish LoRaWAN company Blink to roll out a national IoT network in Sweden. The companies...

John Deere ploughs furrow as Industrial Internet pioneer

John Deere may seem an unlikely pioneer of the fourth industrial revolution, but the company is using IoT, telematics and satellite technologies to drive precision...

Farming industry ‘already embracing IoT’

M2M and IoT analysts Beecham Research believes that smart farming could transform not just large farms, but small and medium-sized ones too. The firm has...

IoT in agriculture — sowing seeds of innovation

IoT agriculture — sowing seeds of innovation
Verizon’s Tony Judd argues that agriculture is one of the first sectors to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the Internet of Things...