Technology: Next-gen water monitoring system uses satellite data transfer

ADVANCES in electronic technologies have paved the way for a new stock water monitoring system using satellite-based data transfer instead of ground-based systems to be launched onto the market. AgTech start-up company Farmbot claims its satellite-linked watering point monitoring system is competitive in price with 3G and 4G wireless technologies, while being more reliable, and can monitor watering points over virtually unlimited distances, regardless of terrain. Satellite-connected FarmBot water monitoring unit installed on a stockwater tank FarmBot already has about 100 of its units in operation with 20 customers in the cattle industry, from the remote Kimberley in Western Australia…

Source: Beef Central
Technology: Next-gen water monitoring system uses satellite data transfer