you may still be trying to figure out the point of the Internet kettles, but within Japan related cows marked a significant step forward for agriculture.

Microsoft VP Scott Guthrie, speaking for the future decoded in London, he told how, Fujitsu decided the main problem for dairy farmers.

The cows are in heat (in fact go into heat) for some time, and seeing it and acting on it has been a key issue for farmers.

A farmer in Japan asked Fujitsu, to help with the problem and, using pedometers ankle bracelet, research behavior analysis and cloud made a huge difference.

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“Fujitsu came up with a simple detection system for detection of estrus secret, because at that time to keep in the heat of the number of steps taken,” said Guthrie from Microsoft.

“They worked, it was 90% accurate in a controlled environment, and that in fact in this window insemination if you are inseminated in the first half you get a male calf, and the last female calf.

“, and even those false positives was helpful, because the increase in steps of those who have often been because the cow jumped the fence -., which was well worth tracking

” None of this would have been possible without the Internet of things, advanced analytics and cloud. ”

So there you have it. The next time you complain about the Internet of things not being relevant to you, just think of horned cows.