Auckland – A pioneering arable farming tech trial is expected to make a quantum leap to help boost New Zealand’s primary export revenue. New Zealand has a low understanding of how the internet of things (IoT) can assist with farm management and sustainability and adoption of precision agriculture techniques also remains low.
29 January 2019
A fledgling New Zealand agritech company run by a rising Kiwi entrepreneur who has worked for Rocket Lab has raised $8 million, from Silicon Valley venture capital firm Data Collective, which is likely to result in massive changes to the nation’s burgeoning dairy industry.
01 July 2018
The enormity and massive impact internet of things (IoT) will have around New Zealand globally has just been sheeted home in a new report which says spending will hit $US1.2 trillion by 2022. Analyst firm IDC has announced the findings its latest Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide.
27 June 2018
08 April 2018
The New Zealand IoT (internet of things) Alliance believes cutting-edge technologies will have a profound impact on helping improve New Zealand’s agricultural productivity. Alliance executive director Kriv Naicker says a major study into the potential benefits of IoT last year found that better use of IoT across agriculture could provide more than $570 million for … Continue reading "Tech will have profound impact on NZ agriculture"
07 December 2017
Exciting tech advances are playing a much greater part in Christmas gifts in New Zealand than ever before, Kriv Naicker, executive director of the New Zealand Internet of Things (IoT) Alliance says. The NZ IoT Alliance is one of the 15 leading tech organisations in the NZ Tech Alliance. For those who love Star Wars … Continue reading "IoT devices topping Christmas wish lists in 2017"
23 October 2017
Tech advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) might help New Zealand move toward a solution for helping feed the world which will require food production to double to meet a growing population demands, says a Kiwi tech expert. New Zealand IoT Alliance executive director Kriv Naicker says the new government … Continue reading "Kiwi tech advances will help drive greater food supply"
24 August 2017
New Zealand farmers and companies are starting to use Internet of Things (IoT) sensors, data analytics and automation to decrease impact on New Zealand rivers, a leading national tech expert says. In countries, right across the world the IoT devices are being used to help clean up water, New Zealand IoT Alliance executive director Kriv … Continue reading "New technologies helping clean up NZ’s waterways"
A new research study has identified agri-business as one of the best opportunities to use the internet of things (IoT) for economic advantage in New Zealand, mainly because of the contribution that agriculture already makes to the Kiwi economy.
02 July 2017
Cities will become safer and more desirable to live in when the internet of things (IoT) takes hold a research study report says.
02 July 2017