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Landwise Conference 2013 Keynote Address
Landwise Conference 2013 Keynote Address
Landwise Conference 2013 Keynote Address
Landwise Conference 2013 Keynote Address
Landwise Conference 2013 Keynote Address
Landwise Conference 2013 Keynote Address
Landwise Conference 2013 Keynote Address
Landwise Conference 2013 Keynote Address
Landwise Conference 2013 Keynote Address
Landwise Conference 2013 Keynote Address
Landwise Conference 2013 Keynote Address
Landwise Conference 2013 Keynote Address
Landwise Conference 2013 Keynote Address
Landwise Conference 2013 Keynote Address
Landwise Conference 2013 Keynote Address
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Landwise Conference 2013 Keynote Address

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Open source hardware and software are impacting all business sectors. This is my take on a few of the technologies influencing the future of food production.

Open source hardware and software are impacting all business sectors. This is my take on a few of the technologies influencing the future of food production.

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  • 1. theinteresting stuffhappensat the edgesof thefieldTechnologies that will change how we grow foodJohn HartRural Technologist
  • 2. The Edges
  • 3. CivilianUnmanned Aerial Vehicles(UAV)Putting aerial imagery in reach of everyone
  • 4. Mission: NZ River Survey●2M fixed-wing platform●Fully autonomous flight●Programmed waypoints●Flight altitude 50-100m●Cruising speed 30 km/h●Max speed 60 km/h●Flight duration 50 mins●Coverage: 25km flight●Digital camera + GPSConservation UAV
  • 5. UAV Mapping●200 Ha mapped in 30 mins●16km of flight●270 images stitched together by software
  • 6. What can UAVs do?Right now●High res imagery – forestry, farming●Fire, Search and rescue (FLIR)●Crop spraying●Non-visible spectrum crop analysis (NIR)Near future●Disease detection●Compliance monitoring●What are your applications?
  • 7. 3D Printers3D Printers“3D Printing isa technologyNew Zealandcan focus on torejuvenate ourmanufacturingindustry.”~ Professor OlafDiegel, MasseyUniversity
  • 8. What can they print?
  • 9. What can they print?
  • 10. What can they print?
  • 11. Arduino open source hardwareArduino open source hardware“Arduino is thesteam engineof thenextindustrialrevolution”
  • 12. Arduino examplesOpen source because "You dont need anyonespermission to make something great." MassimoBanziFrom DIY Geiger countersto plants that Tweet!
  • 13. How do I decidewhats next?What itch does it scratch?How open and accessible is it?Is it disruptive: what will it break?
  • 14. Whats on my radar?The Internet of ThingsHumans as sensorsMiniature everything
  • 15. …prototype new products on the fly?...collect meaningful data from almost any device?...turn your customers into an army of sensors?How might yourbusiness changeif you could...
  • 16. Photo creditshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/eboegel/231435750/http://www.flickr.com/photos/leokins/2897272202/http://conservationdrones.org/Author suppliedhttp://conservationdrones.org/http://diydrones.comhttp://www.futuristspeaker.com/Thanks for listening - lets keep talking!http://makerbot.comhttp://defcad.org/http://http://robohand.nethttp://tinkerlondon.comwww.flickr.com/photos/cgandolfo/240771350/www.flickr.com/photos/28545849@N06/4451151515/http://www.flickr.com/photos/poetrafoto/5262215118/John Hart – Rural Technologistfarmgeek@gmail.comnz.linkedin.com/in/farmgeek/twitter.com/farmgeek

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