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15 Emerging Agriculture Technologies That Will Change The World

<i>Policy Horizons Canada worked with futurist and data visualizer Michell Zappa of Envisioning to produce a report called MetaScan 3: Emerging Technologies and accompanying infographics. We are reproducing the summary for emerging agriculture technologies.</i><p>Sensors help agriculture by enabling …

Sensors, Insects, Drones And Sustainable Nitrogen Define Innovation In European AgTech Start Ups

If you can’t digest the whole unicorn concept of $1 billion dollar companies you’ve never heard of, or you’re tired of all those wearable or social robot projects on crowdfunding platforms that never see the light of day, there’s hope. Agtech.<p>Agtech investment is on the rise, nearly doubling in one …

Inside Polyface Farm, Mecca of Sustainable Agriculture

<i>A writer joins hordes of farmers and tourists for a once-every-three-years look at Joel Salatin's pioneering "grass-farming" operation</i><p>Salatin, the high priest of "grass-farming," as he defines his work, hosts a field day every three years on his 550-acre spread in Swope, Virginia, in the hills of …

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As the first national certified organic grocer in the US, Whole Foods Market® features organic choices whenever possible; it's a crucial part of our …

Belkin’s internet of things dreams extend to energy and water management

Belkin, the maker of myriad Apple (s aapl) accessories, USB widgets and even the WeMo connected outlets, has a big business in industrial products as …

4G mobile | Total Enterprise Mobility - Telegraph

Total Enterprise Mobility with 4G<p>Everything is better when it’s connected. And nowhere is this more important than in business. This Telegraph series, produced in association with EE, looks at the ways in which the most forward-thinking businesses are harnessing 4G to increase productivity and …

Rise of the Machines - CNBC

11:45 AM ET Wed, 18 Sept 2013<p>Forward-thinking minds in science and tech are taking the integration of high-tech device and human body further than …

The World’s First 3-D Scanner For iPad Is Blowing Up On Kickstarter

If you need more convincing than the extensive testimonials in the Structure’s Kickstarter video, consider its crowdfunding progress: Since launching …

The next big market for data and connected devices? Agriculture

Between efforts to eat more food grown locally, a younger generation of farmers and cheaper component-farming is getting an infusion of data and …

GE’s Radical Software Helps Jet Engines Fix Themselves

Author: Kyle VanHemert. Kyle VanHemert Design<p>Date of Publication: 10.10.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Predix is a new software platform …

Over 60% of internet traffic doesn’t come from humans

It happened last year for the first time: bot traffic eclipsed human traffic, according to the bot-trackers at Incapsula.<p>This year, Incapsula says 61.5% of traffic on the web is non-human.<p>Now, you might think this portends the arrival of “The Internet of Things”—that ever-promised network that will …

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Prediction 2014: Hardware Is The New Software

The biggest thing that I noticed in 2013 was the amount of energy in small hardware startups. Even without a really robust infrastructure for the Internet of Things (IoT), the same kinds of developers who have been launching software companies are now switching to hardware. In truth, the line …

Welcome to the age of the industrial internet

Everyone's talking about the "Internet of Things," but what exactly does that mean for our future? In this thoughtful talk, economist Marco …

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The Computing Trend that Will Change Everything - MIT Technology Review

The performance of computers has shown remarkable and steady growth, doubling every year and a half since the 1970s. What most folks don’t know, …

CubeSensors Brings Health And Comfort Monitoring To The Whole Home

In the future, your home will know you just as well as your smartphone does. The era of the connected smart home is upon us, and that all starts with sensors.<p>CubeSensors, a competitor in our CES 2014 Hardware Battlefield, is looking to help you track the health and comfort levels in your home the …

How The Internet Of Things Is More Like The Industrial Revolution Than The Digital Revolution

Philadelphia’s Centennial Exposition of 1876 was America’s first World’s Fair, and was ostensibly held to mark the nation’s 100th birthday. But it heralded the future as much as it celebrated the past, showcasing the country’s strongest suit: technology.<p>The centerpiece of the Expo was a gigantic …

Samsung creates medical test bed to prove Internet of Things is worth the effort

Samsung's joint-venture efforts will help researchers develop preventative medical equipment through M2M tech that could soon make their way to smart …

The 'Internet Of Things' Will Be Bigger Than The Smartphone, Tablet, And PC Markets Combined

In the consumer space, many products and services have already crossed over into the IoT, including kitchen and home appliances, lighting and heating products, and insurance company-issued car monitoring devices that allow motorists to pay insurance only for the amount of driving they do.<p><i>Here are</i> …

Data Mining the Internet of Things

<i>Flickr – Tau Zero</i><p>In 1994 my wife came to me while I was at a fledgling startup department at MCI, providing Internet at college campuses with their CampusMCI service. She said to me, “Someone should start a company that has every movie ever made and you can watch them on demand over the internet.”<p>I …

Why David Cameron's 5G internet will be so fast it's almost pointless

<b>Name:</b> 5G.<p><b>Age:</b> Minus two years.<p><b>Appearance:</b> Look, over there! You missed it. Now it's over there! Too late. Quick, now it's … no, it's gone again.<p><b>Are you trying to say that 5G is fast?</b> That's exactly what I'm trying to say. You know 4G?<p><b>The thing that gives you internet on your phone?</b> Yes, that's …

How 'The Internet Of Things' Will Power The World's Cities

In his speech, Cameron described how everyday objects connected to each other through the Internet would help boost the efficiency of urban infrastructure like water systems and the electricity grid.<p>In a series of recent reports from BI Intelligence, we looked at how smart cities are one of the key …

Semiconductor Wireless Sensor Internet of Things (IoT): Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:<b>Semiconductor</b> …

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