Posts tagged agriculture
IKEA, David Chang and ruler of Dubai invest $40 million in AeroFarms vertical farming | Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

The revolutionary company just secured a whopping $40 million in financing from world-renowned chef David Chang, megabrand IKEA and the ruler of Dubai — Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid. The company intends to use the money to address the escalating challenge of bringing healthy, sustainable food to the growing global population using their innovative aeroponic growing system.

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Smart Cities and the Weather

Disaster management is a focus of smart city innovations. As people seek to improve and optimize these systems, smart cities are beginning to understand the connection between weather and many of their goals.  A number of vendors (for example, IBM, Schneider Electric, and others) now offer weather data-driven services focused specifically on smart city interests.

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Analog Devices’ Monitoring Initiative Aims to Improve Crop Quality and Yields and Boost Profitability of Local Farmers

Analog Devices and provides funding and technical training for the Cornucopia Project - an initiative instructing student farmers how to use Internet of Things and blockchain technologies to track the conditions and movement of produce from “Farm to Fork” to make decisions that improve quality, yields, and profitability.

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