Palmaz Vineyards is a family-owned and operated winery in Napa Valley, California. The Palmaz family believes technology complements the traditions of viticulture and winemaking — a conviction upheld with every bottle of world-class wine. The family combines the ancient art of winemaking with data-driven decision-making. Their challenge was protecting data.
It might sound like a term straight out of science fiction books but the reality is that, in 2021, supercomputing is present in most people’s daily lives - whether they realise it or not.
It's set to be a New Zealand first – a walking robot for commercial purchase that’s being used to perform real-world jobs. Equipped with advanced sensing capabilities, Spot is designed to help perform the many unsafe and arduous jobs in the workplace. Here’s Jourdan Templeton, of Aware Group, on how they've led AI for Spot here in New Zealand.
The face of the agri-tech sector is set to change with nearly half of start-ups focused on information and communication technologies as they seek to innovate in new areas.
Covid-19 was a wake-up call for premium meat supplier First Light, but its business was quickly propelled forward using tech that – they discovered – had been with them all along.
Why is it that some innovations gain mass appeal and uptake, whereas for others all we hear is a fleeting mention and nothing more?
Pivoting during a global pandemic doesn’t exactly sound simple, but the annual AgTech Hackathon has managed to do with style, this year going under a new name: AgTech Hackathon Lite.
Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC), a farmer-owned agri-tech and herd improvement co-operative headquartered in Hamilton, New Zealand, provides farmers with solutions to improve their productivity and prosperity. A key part of their innovation-led growth strategy is to move their products and services to the cloud.
With 183 servers, and more than 120 terabytes of data from three different data centres, supporting 20 applications, including essential legacy software described as the crown jewels of the New Zealand dairy industry, Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) needed state of the art providers to host and manage its IT systems.