Internet of Things (IoT) in Agriculture - Selected Aspects

DOI 10.7160/aol.2016.080108
No 1/2016, March
pp. 83-88

Stočes, M., Vaněk, J., Masner, J. and Pavlík, J. (2016) “Internet of Things (IoT) in Agriculture - Selected Aspects”, AGRIS on-line Papers in Economics and Informatics, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 83 - 88. ISSN 1804-1930. DOI 10.7160/aol.2016.080108.


Article analyzes chosen aspects of Internet of Things (IoT) in general and in regards to its specific uses in agriculture, which is one of the areas where IoT is commonly implemented. It serves as a primary delve into the issues of IoT as part of the grant received from Internal Grant Agency of Faculty of Economics and Management at CULS Prague called “Potential use of the Internet of Things, with emphasis on rural development and agrarian sector”. Article overviews IoT equipment categorization, platforms, standards and network solutions. It focuses on network infrastructure, which is the foundation for IoT implementation. The specific environmental conditions of Czech Republic are also taken into account. Lastly, basic development trends of IoT are defined.


Internet of Things, IoT, sensor, Precision Agriculture, Smart Agriculture, standards, protocols, networks.


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