Arrow Altech Distribution have noted that farmers are actually embracing IoT more than most industries. Our local customers are implementing smart agriculture applications, including smart watering and smart animal tracking, with one example being a tool which allows a farmer to monitor their pregnant cows so they can be there right when they give birth. It helps the cow survive, it helps the calf survive. The device helps ensure that a vet is called on time for a difficult labour. This is very important in a tight-margin business, particularly if you are dealing with high-value beef or dairy cattle.
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The focus for IoT is no longer simply connecting devices and storing information in the cloud, it has become much more about business imperatives behind IoT," he continues, "businesses need to look at what value they can deliver to their customers.