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The Future of Agriculture Hitachi’s Smart Agriculture Solutions

5 Key Challenges Facing the Agriculture Sector

1

9.6 billion estimated world population by 2050 driving increase in per capita food consumption*

2

Economic development leading to decline in arable land

3

Climate change and food safety risks are threats to food security

4

Productivity losses and supply chain inefficiencies

5

Growing feedstock demand from the bioenergy industry

* United Nations

Future of Farming: Precision Agriculture, Cloud and AI

 

Next-Gen Farming

  • Cloud computing
  • Machine-to-machine (M2M) communication
  • Artificial intelligence
 

Communication Networks

  • GNSS* (e.g., satellite-related solutions such as tractor guidance, auto-steering, and yield monitoring)
  • Cellular
  • LPWAN*
Precision Agriculture

UAV mapping

  • Installation and systems integration
  • Yield monitor calibration

IoT & Robotics

  • Precision agriculture equipment
  • Crop cultivation technologies
  • Sensors and sensor fusion
  • Auto-steering/automation technologies

Predictive Analytics & Farm Management Software

  • Farm operations management solutions
  • Predictive analytics
  • Controlled traffic farming software

Digital Disruption: 12 Emerging Use Cases in Agriculture

Digital Disruption: 12 Emerging Use Cases in Agriculture
Digital Disruption: 12 Emerging Use Cases in Agriculture
Digital Disruption: 12 Emerging Use Cases in Agriculture
Source: Hitachi and Frost & Sullivan