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October 10, 2018

Case Study: Attack of the invaders – how IoT technology is helping stop harmful pests

Hollywood has it all wrong. The sweeping waves of unfamiliar beings with the intention of gobbling up every last remaining resource won’t come from slowly rotating spaceships. They are already among us

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July 4, 2018

AVR chooses IoT building blocks from Eurotech for its smart agriculture project

Eurotech, a provider of embedded systems and a Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) enablement, announced that AVR, potato harvester manufacturer based in Belgium, has chosen

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June 11, 2018

IoT in agriculture tells tales of the ubiquitous, connected cow – and other connected things

As I sit writing this article with a fabulous glass of viognier I can taste the irony, we are all intellectually aware that the world needs to produce much more food and wine, of course, writes Tracy Hopkins the chief marketing officer of Everynet. Emissions modelling suggests that agriculture-related emissions alone will take up almost 100% of the world’s carbon budget by 2050. Meat and [...]

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May 20, 2018

Analyst report: Smart agriculture

A new wave of IoT solutions leads the way to more sustainable farming

Fredrik Stalbrand

Global demand for agricultural products is on the rise. By applying advanced technologies in agricultural production, farmers are able to measure and manage the variability of crops in the fields and animals within the herds. Connected equipment, sensors and [...]

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January 17, 2018

Skills shortage in the agritech sector holding back IoT innovation, finds Inmarsat

The potential for Internet of Things (IoT) technology to drive innovation, efficiency, and increased productivity in the agricultural sector is at risk, as agritech businesses must urgently upskill current employees and embark on recruitment drives to ensure they have the capabilities to deliver the technology.

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November 14, 2017

Inmarsat and Pessl Instruments to deliver IoT solutions to the agriculture sector around the world

Inmarsat, the global mobile satellite communications provider, has agreed to enter into a strategic partnership with Pessl Instruments, a provider of advanced agriculture technology solutions, to become its sole connectivity and platforms provider.

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September 26, 2017

There’s an urgent need for a ‘Fitbit for cows’

I came across a development the other day that is loosely described as a Fitbit® for Cows. Sounds improbable, I know, but bear with me, says Jeremy Cowan.

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July 13, 2017

IoT and drought sensitive farming: Solutions for water monitoring and environmental stewardship

For agriculturalists struggling to find new solutions for water management, today’s IoT technology may be their answer. Beyond the practical importance of responsible environmental stewardship, IoT can save farmers and ranchers money by making it easier to comply with state and federal water regulations.

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July 12, 2017

Could your IoT solution survive on Silk Road 4.0? Submit your ideas now

Regular readers will remember our exclusive article on the madcap, multinational, multilingual scheme to ride deep into the heart of China along the old Silk Road. (See: Two motorcycles, 10,000 km along Silk Road 4.0, the Internet of Things … and you?) Well, now it’s getting serious, says Jeremy Cowan.

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May 24, 2017

Agricultural equipment manufacturer relies on IoT to help farmers improve efficiency and increase profits

Farmers have always been skilled at observing their environment: weather, soil, crop readiness and adjusting their planting, harvesting and other tasks based on measurements, conditions and forecasts. Here we look at a recent project to IoT-enable these traditional farming skills.

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