IIoT Technology Applications Addressing Critical Need to Feed a Growing Global Population




  • By Henry Martel
  • November 04, 2022
  • Antaira Technologies, LLC – formerly Aaxeon Technologies
  • Feature



IIoT Technology Applications Addressing Critical Need to Feed a Growing Global Population

With the world’s population on track to reach 9.7 billion people by 2050, farmers will need to grow twice the amount of food they do today to avoid scarcity issues and social disruption. Agriculture technology or “AgTech” will play a pivotal role in alleviating the building pressure on farmers to produce more by providing improved control and real-time data insights of farming operations for more efficient management of crops, resources and livestock.

 

A product of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), AgTech refers to the use of connected technology in agriculture, horticulture, and aquaculture. It empowers farmers to operate “smarter,” leading to higher revenues, lower costs, and increased margins. Like the IIoT,

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