16 Dec 2019
Escapers from Peak Car
At the recent Future of Transportation Conference in Vienna (Dec 2019), most speakers were warning of the impending severity of peak car.
10 Dec 2019
Xarvio, a BASF Digital Farming brand
Xarvio is a software platform for digital agriculture owned by global chemicals company BASF. Xarvio tools help improve decision making on farms by letting users monitor and manage their fields, as well as identify weeds and pests during field inspections. In December 2019, IDTechEx Analyst spoke with Louis Wells, Solutions and Services manager at BASF, about the Xarvio platform.
15 Jul 2019
Future of Heavy Duty EV Motors Off Road
Fork lift trucks are almost all induction because reliability and affordability trump performance here. Their batteries are rapidly going lithium-ion for something less toxic and nearer to fit-and-forget but there is no similar issue with the motors.
16 Aug 2018
Monsanto case reaffirms that robotics is the future of agrochemicals
Last week a US court held Monsanto's glyphosate responsible for causing cancer in a ground keeper, awarding $289M of damages. You might wonder what the link between this verdict and agricultural robotics is? The answer is everything.