Intel IoT solution to boost wine production

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Telecom network vendor Ericsson has joined hands with Intel, Telenor Connexion and MyOmega System Technologies to build a Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity service that supports wine production.

IoT sensors and Intel-based IoT gateways connected to a cloud service will enable wine makers to collect data on air, soil humidity, temperature and solar intensity. They can use the data to perform predictive analysis and to support resource management and real-time remote monitoring. Quality production, lower costs and reduced environmental impact are the main benefits to wine makers.

The size of the wine industry export is EUR 26 billion according to a market research International organization of Vine and Wine (OIV).

MyOmega will offer TracoVino services and solutions to wine makers. Telenor Connexion includes Ericsson’s IoT service based on the Ericsson Device Connection Platform (DCP) integrated with the Authentication Federation Gateway.

Intel will supply processors and LTE modems for IoT gateways and MyOmega System Technologies, headquartered in Nuremberg, Germany, will provide sensor and gateway hardware and software.

“The Internet of Things is poised to change our lives by connecting isolated objects to gain valuable information and improved efficiencies,” Rose Schooler, vice president of IoT Strategy at Intel.

Four winemakers in the Mosel Valley, Germany are participating in the field trial already. The service and measurement results will be showcased at Broadband World Forum 2015, to be held October 20 to October 22, 2015 in London, UK.

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