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Precision Agriculture: Top 15 Challenges and Issues

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Hussain Fakhruddin is the founder/CEO of Teknowledge mobile apps company. He heads a large team of app developers, and has overseen the creation of nearly 600 applications. Apart from app development, his interests include reading, traveling and online blogging.
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                 In the last five years or so, the total volume of investments on the agricultural sector has grown by a massive ~80%. According to experts, precision agriculture (the technique of optimizing existing inputs and fertilizers, tillage tools, fields and crops, for the purpose of improved control and measurement of farm yields) has the… Read More »

Farming 2.0: How Does IoT Help Agriculture?

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                  The degree of mechanization in agriculture is going up rapidly. At the turn of the century, none of the 525 million farms across the world had sensor technology (or, for that matter, IoT in any other form). Cut to 2025, and we will witness more than 620 million sensors being used (considering the… Read More »

The Rise Of Climate-Smart Agriculture: An Analysis

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              Among the many factors that have potentially damaging effects on agricultural outputs worldwide, and consequently on farmers, the issue of climate change (CC) has got to be the most serious. Defined as ‘identifiable changes in prevailing climate (statistically testable) that persist over extended periods of time, usually decades’, CC causes fluctuations in temperature levels, deterioration… Read More »

Smart Irrigation With IoT: Top 12 Things To Know

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               The world has close to 7.53 billion people at present. A recent study found that, on average, 33% of the global population suffers from water scarcity in some form or the other. By 2030, this figure is likely to rise to 50% – clearly underlining the alarming rate at which the problem of water… Read More »

Soil-less Agriculture: An Overview Of Hydroponic Farming

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                  For proper growth, crops require a reliable medium that would be responsible for capturing and storing the essential plant nutrients. In traditional agriculture, this role is performed by soil. However, the rapid emergence of hydroponic farming over the last couple of years or so has somewhat diminished the importance of soil in agriculture… Read More »

[Infographic] Small Businesses HAVE To Build Mobile Apps..And Here’s Why

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              (This GUEST POST has been contributed by Colin Cieloha, North American Territory Manager at Skilled.co)

App Entrepreneur Hussain Fakhruddin Talks About His Role As A Coach At Teksmobile

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              (This post was originally published as a press release over here)   In a recent exclusive interview, noted app evangelist Hussain Fakhruddin – the CEO of Teksmobile (Australia| India| Sweden| USA) – reflected on his role as a coach and a motivator for his colleagues over the years. The startup recently completed 11 years of… Read More »

Drones In Agriculture: 15 Key Facts & Trends

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                  The popularity of drone technology is soaring higher every quarter. The total number of drones produced this year is expected to reach 3 million – marking a ~40% YoY increase over 2016. Revenues from the usage of drones is climbing rapidly too, and according to a recent Gartner report, will go beyond $11… Read More »

Artificial Intelligence 3.0: 13 Things To Know About Deep Learning

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                  Amazon, Google, Netflix, Facebook, MIT researchers – the lineup of ‘Deep Learning’ (DL) users is expanding every quarter. The yearly market revenue from deep learning software for enterprise applications is expected to go beyond the $10.5 billion mark by 2024 – up from the sub-$110 million figure in 2015. As per a recent… Read More »

Thinking Beyond Mobile Apps: Are Bots The New Apps?

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                  Bots are already big, and they are growing bigger. In 2016, the total investments on chatbots showed a ~230% YoY increase over the previous year. In comparison, spending on mobile applications grew by a relatively measly 65% during the same time-frame – adding substance to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s much-talked-about comment about ‘bots… Read More »