(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Contributing to sustainable food production, and helping to increase agriculture efficiency and productivity, SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise, is empowering farmers by introducing the Fazenda Smart Agro solution integrating IoT & AI-based technology to Sri Lankan farming.
Developed by SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise The smart farming solution caters to macro- to large-scale farms and is currently launched as a pilot project at the University of Peradeniya, Kandy, and a commercial project in Balangoda Plantation, in collaboration with agrologists and SLT-MOBITEL technical experts. Furthermore, this implementation is enabling the precision agriculture concept for the first time in Sri Lanka.
Fazenda Smart Agro offers a comprehensive service for agribusiness enterprises, comprising of a complete 24×7 monitoring and management solution that you can access from anywhere using a PC or Mobile.
Deploying the Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled smart farming to transform the future of local agriculture, the Fazenda Smart Agro solution is set to improve operational efficiency, maximize yield, and minimize wastage through real-time field data collection, data analysis, and deployment of control mechanisms.
The solution offers 24×7 real-time monitoring of farm conditions, threshold and location weather monitoring, crop analytics, water management, machine automation, and fertigation ensuring farmers reduce waste and enhance productivity, contributing towards healthy plant growth and better yield.
The solution infrastructure includes the Agro Sensing Network with multiple sensor setups to monitor agricultural parameters of soil, air, and rain, while the Smart Agro IoT platform is connected with wired/ wireless gateway to collect sensor data. Going beyond traditional monitoring, Fazenda Alerting Engine identifies anomalies in sensor data and generates real-time smart SMS alerts and the Fazenda Analytic Engine visualizes historical sensor data.
The Fazenda Smart Agro Application platform collects data and analyses them. The Dashboard includes real-time readings of sensors and historical data with insights from AI-based data analytics. The data is downloadable and offers data visualization and the ability to predict yields. Importantly, though the solution is cloud-based, data resides locally within SLT ensuring farmer’s data security.
The in-built yield management module offers daily management of harvested crops. The solution also comprises a Smart Agro Sensor Pack that makes farming processes data-driven and automated.
As part of Fazenda Smart Agro solution, the Portable Soil Tester, enables farmers, to analyse nutrients in the soil in an accurate, affordable, and reliable way. The Fazenda Portable Lite and Fazenda Portable Pro help to make easy informed decisions on how to fertilize the soils.
The Fazenda Smart Agro solution is a novel product to be introduced by SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise, as it extends its portfolio and digital footprint across multiple sectors. Additionally, the Fazenda Smart Agro solution stands out among other competitors and similar offerings for its superior technology such as its AI integration (Raccoon AI).
Looking to disrupt the agriculture sector further, the Fazenda Smart Agro solution future roadmaps include the ability to manage multiple farms and remote monitoring of enhanced fertigation and water management and extent it to the smart polyhouse.
For demonstration and more information on the solution, interested enterprises may contact – 0112381381.