Agri IoT to become an essential tool against climate change

Agritech refers to a growing field of applying technology to improve agriculture; while Agri IoT relates to the specific application of IoT technologies to create smart farming. Sensors, cameras and drones are technologies being deployed to gather data on parameters…

Listening to the plants: Cisco’s solutions to support coffee farmers

In an effort to explore more sustainable approaches to coffee farming in challenging environments as climate change proves a hurdle for farmers, Cisco has forged a partnership with the ConSenso Project, a coalition of Tanzanian espresso farmers and Italian plant…

Agriculture and robotics

The field of agriculture is undergoing a revolution of sorts, one that is continually being brought on by the integration of robotics technology. The once-traditional way of farming has been changing gradually, with farmers adopting modern farming techniques to enhance…

IoT in agriculture and 10 agritech startups in India

IoT in agriculture has always been a hot topic since food is the basic essential element of people’s survival. TECHDesign has previously pointed out the rapid growth of the smart agriculture market to $15.3bn by 2024 from the article of…

What’s ‘in store’ for battery energy storage systems?

Following the UK’s increased investments in power technologies, Sam Holland looks at battery energy storage systems (BESS) and their significance in the current – and uncertain – energy landscape. Introducing BESS BESS, or battery energy storage systems, embody the use…

Satellite IoT for remote data collection in agriculture

Wyld Networks and Agrology have announced a partnership to integrate Wyld Connect into Agrology’s ground truth predictive agriculture platform. Wyld Connect is a low-cost, IoT global connectivity network based on low-orbit satellite systems. The technology ensures that Agrology ground truth…

Top 10 technologies of 2021

Despite only launching in August of this year, our IoT news site has seen an amazing range of interesting and innovative stories. It’s been a hard task to narrow them all down, but here’s our top ten technologies since launching!…

Five c’s of IoT that will reinvent the farming industry

– Originally written by Xavier Dupont, Senior Director Product Line at Lantronix – The agriculture industry is facing many challenges in meeting the increased demand for crop production while adapting to the increased supply costs and labour shortages. While farming…