DEMETER project coordinator, Kevin Doolin, presented at a recent AEF (Agricultural Industry Electronics Foundation) Tech Talk on 5th February. The Agricultural Industry Electronics Foundation (AEF) is an independent organization founded on October 28th, 2008 by seven international ag equipment manufacturers and two associations. These Tech Talks are a new educational series organised by the AEF and feature short, condensed introductions to different topics related to electronic equipment in agriculture.
The presentation covered the EU rationale / policies related to smart agriculture and DEMETER’s positioning relative to these. Kevin also outlined the DEMETER architectural approach and summarised the pilots projects running and the open calls under DEMETER.