Technology http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6211/more en Better maps, sensors are big business and a self-driving beer truck http://farmindustrynews.com/technology/better-maps-sensors-are-big-business-and-self-driving-beer-truck <div class="node-body gallery-body">Tech Five looks at how Apple will take on Google in the online map world while a new report says sensors will be big business for the future. </div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/technology/better-maps-sensors-are-big-business-and-self-driving-beer-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/technology/better-maps-sensors-are-big-business-and-self-driving-beer-truck#comments Technology Business Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:45:00 +0000 87031 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Sensors, Apple Map fix, self-driving beer truck and more in this installment of Tech Five.</p> Family turns to more tech http://farmindustrynews.com/technology/family-turns-more-tech <div class="field-deck"> We're following an Illinois family that's investing in tech across the operation for 2016 and beyond. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">We're following an Illinois family that's investing in tech across the operation for 2016 and beyond. Includes video.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/technology/family-turns-more-tech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/technology/family-turns-more-tech#comments Tech at Work Technology Business Thu, 01 Dec 2016 11:57:00 +0000 87021 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The Kilmer family, from left, Dan, Darryl and Tim, are engaging a range of new tech on their farm. And they&#39;re already seeing value in the process.</p> Putting data dashboards to work http://farmindustrynews.com/technology-decision-time/putting-data-dashboards-work <div class="field-deck"> You have a lot of information to deal with, get it all in one place. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">You have a lot of information to deal with, get it all in one place.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/technology-decision-time/putting-data-dashboards-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/technology-decision-time/putting-data-dashboards-work#comments Technology Decision Time Technology Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:49:00 +0000 87011 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Having your farm&#39;s information in a single place where you can track key issues will be important for&nbsp;management in the future.</p> enotmaks/iStock/Thinkstock High-tech cranberry farming, and a universal translator http://farmindustrynews.com/internet-things/high-tech-cranberry-farming-and-universal-translator <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week we offer a look at everything from cranberry farming tech to pressure on Apple to build iPhones in the U.S. </div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/internet-things/high-tech-cranberry-farming-and-universal-translator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/internet-things/high-tech-cranberry-farming-and-universal-translator#comments Internet of Things Business Fri, 25 Nov 2016 16:23:00 +0000 86961 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Tech Five gets a little holiday flair with a high-tech cranberry story, but there&#39;s a feast of new tech news to consider.</p> An autonomous tractor update http://farmindustrynews.com/tractors/autonomous-tractor-update <div class="field-deck"> Trimble showed off a demo offering a look at their work with driverless machines </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Trimble showed off a demo offering a look at their work with driverless machines. The demonstration shows the work ahead. Video included.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/tractors/autonomous-tractor-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/tractors/autonomous-tractor-update#comments Internet of Things Tractors Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:33:00 +0000 86931 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>While it&#39;s difficult to see in this picture, there&#39;s no driver in this machine as it runs through a field course during a Trimble demonstration. The company is involved in a range of autonomous machine projects.</p> Visualizing data with an electronic field report http://farmindustrynews.com/internet-things/visualizing-data-electronic-field-report <div class="field-deck"> Farmobile offers significant update to its platform with live-data look at what machines are doing in the field. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmobile offers significant update to its platform with live-data look at what machines are doing in the field.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/internet-things/visualizing-data-electronic-field-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/internet-things/visualizing-data-electronic-field-report#comments Internet of Things Business Tue, 22 Nov 2016 12:50:00 +0000 86901 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The &quot;heat map&quot; of a field includes a trading card of data. When the PUC is used in the tractor you get planting data. Move it to the combine, it provides harvest data. Both sets of information provide at-a-glance info for every field.</p> Farmobile Augmented reality, smarter farming, tech product roundup http://farmindustrynews.com/internet-things/augmented-reality-smarter-farming-tech-product-roundup <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week's installment of Tech Five offers a look not only at some advanced tech, but how some may be applied to agriculture. </div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/internet-things/augmented-reality-smarter-farming-tech-product-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/internet-things/augmented-reality-smarter-farming-tech-product-roundup#comments Internet of Things Business Fri, 18 Nov 2016 12:52:00 +0000 86861 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Disney is working with Intel for a holiday light show drone swarm that will use 300 unmanned aerial vehicles.</p> AeroVironment launches integrated drone platform http://farmindustrynews.com/aerial-imagery/aerovironment-launches-integrated-drone-platform <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="AVAV">AVAV</span>), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems for both military and commercial applications, today launched its new integrated commercial information solution featuring the innovative&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Quantix">Quantix</span>&nbsp;drone and Decision Support System&nbsp;(DSS). Available spring 2017, these technologies allow growers to gain actionable crop health insights that can improve farming efficiencies and profitability.</p></div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/aerial-imagery/aerovironment-launches-integrated-drone-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aerial Imagery Technology Tue, 15 Nov 2016 18:11:41 +0000 86821 at http://farmindustrynews.com 4 tips for improved farm data integrity http://farmindustrynews.com/data/4-tips-improved-farm-data-integrity <div class="field-deck"> Working on the farm now involves making sure you manage the information you collect more precisely. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Working on the farm now involves making sure you manage the information you collect more precisely.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/data/4-tips-improved-farm-data-integrity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/data/4-tips-improved-farm-data-integrity#comments Data Technology Business Tue, 15 Nov 2016 12:51:00 +0000 86801 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The information you collect on the farm can be a jumble if not properly managed. A few basic steps can help you boost your farm&#39;s data integrity.</p> Image: seewhatmitchsee/iStock/ThinkStock Immersed in tech http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/immersed-tech <div class="node-body blog-body">Big tech event last week showed off an interesting tool with a range of applications - it's augmented reality.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/immersed-tech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/immersed-tech#comments Internet of Things Technology Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 14 Nov 2016 12:02:00 +0000 86771 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The image you&#39;re seeing here doesn&#39;t actually exist, it is being broadcast into a Microsoft Hololens system so people can interact with specific designs. In this case a proposed redesign of the Packard plant in Detroit.</p>