Sensors, robotics, analytics, and a range of other Industry 4.0 technologies are set to help UK farmers reduce pollution, minimise waste, and produce more food – thanks to £22.4 million of government investment in 31 new projects.
Sensors, data analytics, and the Internet of Things (IoT) are helping to transform numerous industries, including agriculture, manufacturing, and the supply chain in all parts of the world, including sub-Saharan Africa.
Most commuters are familiar with Network Rail, but many would be surprised to hear that the UK’s rail infrastructure owner has an Air Operations department, which is in the vanguard of using drones and airborne sensors for critical maintenance ...
Low-cost, printable, smartphone-linked sensors could be a better indicator than labels of when food has passed its use-by date, say UK researchers. But there is a flaw in their thinking. Chris Middleton reports.