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Towards a Connected Farm

29th January 2015 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

The Satellite Applications Catapult, Knowledge Transfer Network, UKTI and Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board are jointly hosting a workshop with the aim to:

  • Inform satellite industry about the connectivity problems on the farm
  • Inform the end users from the agri-tech field on the current technologies and services for providing connectivity
  • Define a project and develop a team to solve the most pressing issues identified at the workshop
Agenda 10:00 Introduction 10:10 Vision of ‘connected farm’ 10:20 Presentations from Agriculture industry:
  • Arable Farmer perspective
  • Livestock Farmer perspective
  • Precision Ag company -1
  • Precision Ag company -2
11:00 Q & A 11:10 Break 11:20 Presentations from satcom industry describing the existing connectivity solutions based on satellite technology:
  • Airbus
  • Avanti
  • Avonline
  • Inmarsat
12:00 Question & Answer 12:10 Presentations from the Catapults:
  • Seamless communications – Satellite Applications Catapult
  • Big data and data analytics – Connected Digital Economy Catapult
12:40 Question & Answer 12:50 Close 13:00 Lunch, networking and live demo. To register for this event, please visit]]>


29th January 2015
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Satellite Applications Catapult
Electron Building
Harwell, OX11 0QR
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