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Agricultural technology is developing in a rapid pace and there is a lot of money being invested in Agricultural technology or shortened AgTech startups. AgTech works side by side with IoT since it uses soil sensors, cameras, weather stations etc. that gather data about farming operations and send data via different connectivity options to the edge or the cloud.

All that data can then be used by algorithms or other software and turned into various insights, reports or automatic predefined actions. This artilce  lists several farm management platforms and also companies that are selling smart fungicides, using bio growth stimulants, selling futuristic greenhouse, managing food waste, bio fabricating leather or using spider venom as an insecticide. Take a look, very interesting stuff.

New startup companies are finding ways to grow more with less using new technologies and IoT, AI and genomic techniques. These startups are typically later acquired by bigger Ag players.

There is another interesting article from the same guys about IoT and AgTech where IoT is used for: Weather Prediction at the Farm, Monitoring Grain Storage, Pest Management, Utility Management and Drone Deployment.

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NEWS: Croatian IoT scene

Netokracija published an interesting article about Croatian IoT scene – focusing on startups, big names and crowd-source activities. Croatian IoT startup scene is very active and beside those companies mentioned in the article, there are many others, especially those ones focused on utility and industry segment. If you have a need for partners in those […]

September 6 1 Minutes to read

NEWS: The best places to work in IoT for 2019

I came across interesting article on Forbes – list of best IoT companies to work for in 2019. You can download the complete list here and if you are interested in methodology that has been used for creating the list – read short and interesting article.

August 27 1 Minutes to read

NEWS: UWB (Ultra-wideband) and FiRa Consortium

UWB technology is not planning to be used for connectivity but instead for location based services since it offers fine ranging which would allow to deliver a high level of accuracy of the position of the device and also the distance. It can be used for all non-GPS i.e. indoor or similar use cases where […]

August 26 1 Minutes to read

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