John Deere

Databricks

Manipulating Geospatial Data at Massive Scale

John Deere ingests petabytes of precision agriculture data every year from its customers’ farms across the globe. In order to scale our data science efforts globally, our data scientists need to perform geospatial analysis on our data lake in an efficient and scalable manner. In this talk, Databricks describes some of the methods their data […]

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Interesting IoT

Farmers Are Hacking Their Tractors Because of a Repair Ban

VICE explores the sad state of affairs when it comes to repairing modern technology-driven farm equipment. When it comes to repair, farmers have always been self reliant. But the modernization of tractors and other farm equipment over the past few decades has left most farmers in the dust thanks to diagnostic software that large manufacturers […]

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The Amazing Ways John Deere Uses AI And Machine Vision To Help Feed 10 Billion People
Computer Vision

How John Deere Uses AI And Machine Vision To Help Feed 10 Billion People

Here’s an interesting article in Forbes on how John Deere is using computer vision to optimize agricultural output. In just 30 years’ time, it is forecasted that the human population of our planet will be close to 10 billion. Producing enough food to feed these hungry mouths will be a challenge, and demographic trends such […]

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