Friday, 10 February 2017

Congratulations to Grey County!

R2B2 team congratulates Grey County on being named one of the Top 7 Intelligent Communities  in the world for 2017! 

R2B2 was pleased to support Grey County in its application by supplying some aggregate data on connectivity in the county. This is a great achievement for the County, and by association, rural Southwestern Ontario. Details of this announcement by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) can be found by following this link.

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

R2B2 team attends Precision Agriculture Conference 2017

R2B2 research team members Mamun Chowdury and Emily Duncan recently attended the Precision Agriculture Conference and Ag Tech Showcase 2017 organised by in London, ON. With over 300 attendees, this two day conference brought together farmers, PA related companies and various public sector participants under one roof. Over 25 PA companies were present for the Ag Tech Showcase. R2B2 team members discussed connectivity needs with participants. Ultra-high speed internet connectivity is desirable to achieve the maximum benefits of the available PA tools, their company representatives reported. More information can be found on the conference  website

R2B2 also prepared a summary of its work distributed at the conference. A copy is available here