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Witness how data science is about to feed 300 million new people by fundamentally transforming agriculture. The self-driving tractor in fields today places millions of seeds at millimeter accuracy in three dimensions while running at 10 MPH. As a planter traverses the field we dynamically control every variable about seed placement, including spacing, depth, and down force. On precision sprayers we independently vary the amount of product sprayed by nozzle-section. At harvest, every grain moves through an array of onboard moisture and mass sensors to precisely measure yield as the combine advances. Data generated by a single farm operation is staggering. A massive tonnage of real-time target rate and actual measurement data is wirelessly streamed to the cloud through a mesh-network infrastructure. At this month’s CTO Roundtable see how a data science pipeline activates the world’s largest ‘internet of things’ telematics streams to fundamentally transform an industry. This isn’t exploratory data analytics. We’ll talk about how data science is weaponizing digital assets to create otherwise unreachably high yields, low costs, and new competitive footholds in adjacent marketplaces for ag companies.
The discussion will be led by:
WHEN: February 5, 2016 from 8 AM - 10 AM
WHERE: John and Thad have graciously agreed to host us at:
Sphere of Influence, 1420 Spring Hill Rd., Lobby Level, McLean, VA 22102