Agriculture

MTDC Main Funding Partner For National Technology and Innovation Sandbox Programme
Sandbox main goal to reduce manual labor reliance, enhance food security Will create rich opportunities for entrepreneurs to use new technologies
Poladrone unleashes the Oryctes agricultural spot precision drone
The rhinoceros beetle is a pest to oil palm plantations; Poladrone’s latest innovation utilises RTK positioning to monitor and provide spot spraying to keep them at bay.
Digerati50: Eye in the sky for plantations
Four years into building Poladrone, Cheong Jin Xi shares a key lesson learnt so far: “Having a strong peer support group to bounce ideas and opinions with, is extremely important. As we entrepreneurs are involved in the business every single day, it is easy to lose perspective and make wrong decisions,” he warns.
Poladrone, with edge in data analytics, now looks to drone automation
Cheong Jin Xi always wanted to start a company but just needed a working business model. He found it with drones.
‘Blockchain a gateway to new economic development for Indonesia’
Chatib Basri, an economist and the country's former Minister of Finance, joins Hara in an advisory role.
Hara helps Indonesian farmers access data with blockchain
Aims to provide agricultural players with access to reliable data and transactions.
Hara, Cardano aim to solve real world problems with blockchain
Unearthed possible solutions to complicated problems the world has struggled with for decades.
Addressing agricultural pain points with tech
Local IT services provider Braintree Technologies uses drones and related technologies to help the oil palm industry in Malaysia.
Ericsson and Malaysian foundation in pact to tech-enable wetlands preservation
Ericsson and the Yayasan DiRaja Sultan Mizan foundation have entered into a partnership agreement to use information and communication technology (ICT) to preserve the wetland ecosystem and cultural heritage in Setiu, a district in the state of Terengganu, Malaysia.
Malaysian mangrove IoT project could be a trailblazer: Ericsson
Few IoT projects have actually come to fruition despite all the buzz, but a pilot project in Malaysia has gained some traction and could serve as a model for others, according to telco giant Ericsson.
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