IoT (Internet of Things) – The new normal in agribusiness
February 08, 2019 / Proagrica
Farmers will use their data to apply the right products, at the right rates, and at the right time; distributors will use data to strategically buy inputs and to position them properly; manufacturers will use data to improve the way they manufacture and recommend the use of their products. The Internet of Things (IoT) has seen greater acceleration of adoption in recent years, with smart devices increasingly able to interoperate and share with one another. The rate of IoT adoption means, according to research agency Gartner, a projected 20.5 billion connected devices will be in use by 2020.