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How IoT Benefits Agriculture

No surprise, agriculture is predominantly one of the key accelerators of the Internet of Things (IoT) development. Modern technologies are indispensable for foodstuff manufacturers in supporting the rapidly growing population of Earth. In addition, IoT enables farmers to make the rural industry as much efficient as possible, as well as to generate new revenue sources.

To put it into perspective, certain equipment allowing for production stockrooms monitoring with the help of transmitters and sensors is instrumental in agricultural realm. It also enables farmers to set up and automate alerts each time discrepancies have been detected and/or fixed by transmitters.

The topicality of the IoT is intertwined with human interaction and nature on a large scale. Water quality and atmosphere changes monitoring, as well as solar radiation intensity meters are some of the most obvious domains to apply smart sensors. Immunity to weather impact, the ability to transmit data for hundreds and thousands of kilometres and the ability to translate raw data into the corporate business intelligence (BI) make IoT indispensable when it comes to the agriculture modernization.

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Vik is our Brand Journalist and Head of Online Marketing / PR with 11+ years of international experience in IT B2B. He's also a guest blog contributor to Business2community, SitePoint, Journal of mHealth, Wearable Valley and other IT portals.