Malaysian agriculture industry needs IoT to grow


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  • Tuesday, 20 Aug 2019

Sim (2nd right), Ogut (2nd left) and Maxis Enterprise Practices head Claire Featherstone (left) visiting the Maxis IoT Challenge finalists' booths. — SHAARI CHEMAT/The Star

Technology using Internet of Things (IoT) will be a key factor to drive a more efficient agriculture industry and attract the next generation to it, says Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry deputy minister Sim Tze Tzin.

He said IoT was critical to transform agriculture, most pressingly the agro-food and industrial commodity sub sectors.

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