Wireless MEMS sensors for precision farming

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Abstract

The operation of a modern farm is on the verge of significant changes. Almost every piece of farm machinery is either instrumented to control and optimize its operation or is in the process of being instrumented. Low cost microprocessor technology, wireless communications and in many cases MEMs devices are at the heart of this.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWireless MEMS Networks and Applications
EditorsDeepak Uttamchandani
Number of pages25
Edition1
Publication statusPublished - 25 Aug 2016

Publication series

NameWoodhead Publishing Series in Electronic and Optical Materials
PublisherWoodhead Publishing

Keywords

  • wireless MEMS sensors
  • precision farmimg
  • operational efficiency
  • oestrus detection
  • monitoring animal welfare
  • accelerometers
  • calving prediction
  • rumen motility sensor
  • automated measurement systems
  • farming

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