Displaying items by tag: Agriculture

Australia’s competition regulator the ACCC says unfair contract terms are a big focus as it takes action and moves to ensure small businesses are not at a disadvantage because of one-sided ‘take it or leave it’ contracts.

Published in Strategy

Digital transformation creates massive savings for businesses with a newly released study showing that digitisation of engineering processes can save businesses and organisations an average of 35% in capex costs and time optimisation – and commissioning costs of new systems and assets can be reduced by an average of 29%.

Published in Energy

Agronomic analytics company FluroSat has raised $4.6 million in a new funding round, with the funds to be used to further improve agricultural yields in Australia as well as making FluroSat available to agronomists globally.

Published in Strategy

Food and agricultural technology start-ups from around the world will come together in Sydney in September at SparkLabs Cultiv8, the startup food and agtech accelerator.

Published in Strategy

Agronomic analytics provider FluroSat and drone sensor developer MicaSense have joined hands in a partnership known as FluroSense to provide high-quality imagery and analytics to growers and crop advisers in order to optimise the management of plant nutrition.

Published in Enterprise Solutions

The arrival of 5G technology will drive a new wave of growth in the rapidly evolving robotics and artificial intelligence sector, according to one global investment advisory firm.

Australian start-up satellite technology company Fleet Space Technologies has opened its first nanosatellite ground station control centre in Adelaide.

Published in Space

Nokia sees Australia taking a lead in this year’s annual global Open Innovation Challenge competition by building on strong IoT momentum in the country’s industrial sectors like mining and resources, transport, utilities and agriculture.

Published in Internet of Things

Optus Business is investing $3.5 million in the newly launched industry-led Cyber Security Co-operative Research Centre.

Published in Security

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has launched a new online tool which it says the agricultural sector can use to anonymously report concerns about competition or fair trading issues in the industry.

Published in Strategy

National agtech innovation hub SproutX has accepted 11 start-ups into its accelerator programme in a bid to help transform Australia's agriculture sector through the use of technology.

Published in Enterprise Solutions

IoT is the future, even if we worry it’s the Internet of hackable and crackable things, which standard will win – Sigfox, LoRaWAN, NB-IOT or something else?

Published in Telecoms & NBN

National agtech innovation hub SproutX, a joint initiative between financial services group Findex and the National Farmers’ Federation, has opened what it says is Australia’s first co-working space dedicated exclusively to agtech start-ups and bolstered its services with new international expertise.

Published in Strategy
Wednesday, 07 December 2016 08:39

Israeli firm develops solar tag for smart agriculture

An Internet of Things (IoT) systems and energy harvesting solutions provider has devised an autonomous, wireless solar tag for enabling precision agriculture and smart irrigation.

Published in Biology

Skilled drivers in big machine agriculture will be replaced by fully autonomous tractors, drones and more that will change the way farming is done, how agricultural machinery is designed, and the ongoing robotic revolution.

Published in Business IT

Droning on wouldn’t normally be exciting, but when you’re talking about Ninox Robotics, the news of a CASA drone licence and commercial operations starting at last is solid news for the company.

Published in Mobility

There’s been a call for farmers and regional communities to get a better deal by delivering them more reliable telecommunications services.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Annual sales of drones will approach US $500 million in 2016, with agricultural applications to boost the market but delivery deployments are raising safety fears.

Published in Mobility

A long range unmanned aerial vehicle drone is being trialled in Australia, delivering a powerful tool in the fight against agriculture’s billion dollar invasive pest problem.

Monday, 29 June 2015 15:30

GraysOnline to acquire DMS Davlan

The Grays eCommerce group is to acquire B2B platform DMS Davlan, an established auction business in the key agricultural vertical and one of Australia’s premier asset management companies.

Published in Deals
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