In line with Yara’s strategy to accelerate its investments in digital farming, Yara completed the acquisition of ATC, which offers farmers and advisors solutions such as Adapt-N and N-Insight to optimize fertilizer use on individual field zones.
Sentera, a leading designer and manufacturer of remote-sensing technologies for precision agriculture, today announced the capability of its Omni quadcopter drone to capture three distinct crop health data measurements in a single flight: thermal, normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI), and high-resolution RGB. Pairing a DJI XT Thermal sensor with Omni's standard Double 4K offers agronomists, crop consultants, advisors, and producers a precise agriculture data capture tool that offers multi-dimensional insights.
Senet, the first and fastest growing North American provider of public, low-power, wide-area networks (LPWANs) for long-range Internet of Things (IoT) applications supporting the LoRaWAN™ protocol, today announced that it will be teaming up with Gemalto, MultiTech, myDevices, and PNI Sensor Corporation to feature live solution demonstrations and LoRaWAN technology advantages during IoT World 2017.
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Top 10 Connected/Smart Industries (IoT in Manufacturing, IoT in Retail, IoT in Utility, Connected Mining, Connected Logistics, Connected Agriculture, Smart Education and Learning, Smart Buildings, Smart Grid Management, and Smart Transportation)" report to their offering.
Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today announced how its LoRaWAN -based network, developed in partnership with Actility, the industry leader in Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN), is delivering on its strategy to bring the Internet of Things (IoT) to every corner of the globe.
Sensera Systems®, a leading provider of 100% solar and battery powered, integrated remote sensing and site surveillance cameras and cloud-based monitoring services for construction, security, industrial automation, agriculture, and law enforcement — today launched the SiteWatch-PRO Series concurrent with the introduction of its Authorized System Integrator Partner (ASIP) program and newly formed channel partnership with PSA Security Network.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
The Government of Canada is investing nearly a million dollars ($949,322) to develop precision, wireless technology capable of predicting diseases that affect farm output, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay announced today.
Philips Lighting, a Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX, PHIA) company and global leader in lighting, has collaborated with The University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center (CEAC) to test energy efficient ways to grow food that will help feed astronauts on missions to the moon, Mars and beyond.