How to Use the Internet of Things for Agriculture

How to Use the Internet of Things for Agriculture

Internet of Things: 5 applications in Agriculture Ryan Huang / May 4, 2014 For instance in China, pilot projects are underway to tap on the potential applications of IoT for agriculture projects. An initiative was launched in January this year to modernize the industry in cities such as Tianjin, Shanghai, and Anhui. Here’s a look at some of ideas already being implemented to help the agriculture industry grow. 1) Climate control in greenhouses Temperature, humidity, light intensity,…

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Tech Outlook: The Next Industrial Revolution

Tech Outlook: The Next Industrial Revolution

The future belongs to the machines. More than one billion smartphones will be shipped this year, and several million smartwatches and fitness monitors of various sorts will be worn. But if predictions about the so-called Internet of Things are right, the number of unmanned computing devices that populate the world, connected over wired and wireless networks, eventually will dwarf the number of devices that people carry around with them. Market research from Gartner predicts that…

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The IoT service opportunity – The Next Business 3.0

The IoT service opportunity – The Next Business 3.0

The internet of things (IoT) is a powerful, unstoppable, world-changing force. Analysts predict that 20 billion to 30 billion “things” will be connected to the internet by 2020. As such, launching an IoT business is quickly becoming an imperative across industries and around the world. Most companies have websites. If they didn’t, we’d question their viability. Fast forward 15 years from now, and we’ll be even more shocked when we hear of companies operating outside…

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BEHIND GE’S VISION FOR THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS

BEHIND GE’S VISION FOR THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS CEO JEFF IMMELT IS PUSHING TO TURN JET ENGINES, LOCOMOTIVES, AND OTHER GIANT MACHINES INTO DATA-SPEWING COMPUTERS. BY JON GERTNER The GE Evolution series locomotive is a beast of a machine. Measuring 73 feet long and weighing in at around 436,000 pounds, the Evolution drinks diesel from a 5,300-gallon tank as it chugs around the country hauling enormous loads of iron ore, grain, or whatever else needs…

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