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New Publication: Quality of Information within Internet of Things Data

Researchers Tomás Alcañiz, Aurora González-Vidal, Alfonso P. Ramallo and Antonio F. Skarmeta of University of Murcia have published a Chapter called ‘Quality of Information within Internet of Things Data’ in ‘Data Integrity and Quality’, edited by Santhosh Kumar Balan.  The work is partly sponsored by DEMETER. A full copy of the chapter is available here...
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Interview Series: Pilot 5.3 – Pollination Optimisation

In this edition of our Interview Series, we learn about Pilot 5.3 that is being led by PCSS (Poznańskie Centrum Superkomputerowo-Sieciowe). Can you tell us about your organisation and your involvement in DEMETER? The Poznań Supercomputing and Networking Center (PSNC), affiliated with the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences, is an internationally...
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Interview with farmers from Plantaze participating in DEMETER

Milena Peruničić and Katarina Pavićević from ’13. jul Plantaže’, one of biggest and most important producers of grapes, wines and grape brandy in South Eastern Europe, talk to us about their experience in DEMETER. The video in Montenegrin is available below and English subtitles are available by clicking the subtitles/closed captions (CC) option. Milena, can...
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Full paper on Machine Learning Models for Olive Phenology Phase Prediction available

The full paper titled ‘Analysis of Copernicus’ ERA5 Climate Reanalysis Data as a Replacement for Weather Station Temperature Measurements in Machine Learning Models for Olive Phenology Phase Prediction’ was published in Sensors, a leading peer-reviewed open access journal on the science and technology of sensors.  This paper, written by Noelia Oses, Izar Azpiroz, Marco Quartulli...
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Interview Series: Fabienne Seibold, John Deere

In this edition of our interview series, we catch up with Fabienne Seibold from John Deere. Fabienne is the leader of the Pilot Cluster 2 within DEMETER. The cluster focuses on arable crops but specifically on the usage of agricultural machinery and the establishment of precision farming. The pilots concentrate on monitoring arable crops through...
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Interview Series: Corn Management & Decision Support Platform Pilot – SIMAVI & APPR

We chat to Mircea Predut from Software Imagination & Vision S.R.L. (SIMAVI) and Cristina Cionga from APPR to learn more about the pilot project they are working on in Cluster 1 which focuses on IoT Corn Management & Decision Support Platform. What is the Romanian Maize Growers Association and can you explain more about your...
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Field equipment deployed for Montenegrin pilot

Finally, as the COVID19 situation is getting better in Montenegro, UDG and Plantaze started deployment of the field equipment for the Montenegrin pilot of H2020 DEMETER. The pilot partners are in the process of installing and configuring the weather station, pheromone insect traps equipped with HD cameras, and sensor nodes for soil moisture monitoring and smart...