The Future of Farming with Luciad & SAP

​Sensors, UAVs and big data find are no longer limited to “high tech” companies; they are finding their way into the farming world as well.

This solution allows farmers and the agriculture industry to take full advantage of today's technology to optimize their operations. 

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By using this smart farming technology, farmers can optimize resources and field operations in real-time by collecting and analyzing various data such as field samples, aerial imagery and weather predictions. Farmers can predict which activities should be scheduled at which time. The application can analyze historical data to reveal why certain fields or crops did not perform as expected. It also integrates with ERP processes to manage stock and to interact with subcontractors. Built on SAP HANA and LuciadLightspeed the solution provides true visual analytics in a farming context. It shows that digital farming has the potential to severely and positively disrupt the way of working in this domain.

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Luciad and SAP's smart farming solution takes advantage of Luciad's earth observation capabilities. Drone and satellite imagery allow users to compare land imagery between different periods using multi-temporal analysis. This allows users to see the health of crops and determine whether they need irrigation or fertilization.

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