The internet of cows: 5G has already arrived for this herd

The rollout of 5G in the US may be hobbled and scattershot, thanks to silly marketing gimmicks and a largely meaningful race to the be first, but the next-gen wireless speeds the standard promises are already arriving in full force across the Atlantic Ocean ó for a herd of cows in England. According to Reuters, Cisco is testing infrastructure for the eventual global rollout of 5G that could be used by various industries that are not traditionally in the tech bubble but are still dependent on increasingly sophisticated hardware and software. That includes farming. In this case, Cisco is trying out 5G in three rural locations by giving farmers access to 5G-connected cow collars and health-monitoring ear tags that can transmit biometric... Continue reading…

The internet of cows: 5G has already arrived for this herd

Mon 15 Apr 19 from MIT Technology Review

These British cows got access to 5G before most people

There's plenty of speculation around how 5G will impact our daily lives -- from enabling self-driving cars to seemingly instant downloads. But we might learn how it will impact ...

Fri 12 Apr 19 from Engadget

These cows already have 5G, and you donít

The rollout of 5G in the US may be hobbled and scattershot, thanks to silly marketing gimmicks and a largely meaningful race to the be first, but the next-gen wireless speeds the ...

Fri 12 Apr 19 from The Verge

5G-connected cows test milking parlor of the future

They may look like regular cows, but a herd of Friesian dairy cattle at a British farm are internet pioneers and they are enjoying the benefits of 5G connectivity before you.

Thu 11 Apr 19 from Reuters Technology

5G-linked cows show future of milking

Device recognises the animals, opens the gate to lead them to designated teats

Fri 12 Apr 19 from The Hindu

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