Farmer Craig Blackburn of Blackhills Farm in New Zealand, relies on Schneider Electric's SCADAfarm to manage water use. Learn how the system, built on Azure IoT enables Blackburn to adjust his irrigation machines to the land's water needs while integrating with weather predictions and making adjustments on the fly to net up to 50% savings.
A new initiative is adding a human touch to measuring poverty by collecting short video testimonials from people as part of the High Frequency Survey in South Sudan. Learn in this video how it aims to provide quantitative data on poverty levels in the country while at the same time providing an opportunity for the poor to voice their struggles.
The proliferation of mobile phones opens up new opportunities for conducting surveys in developing countries. Data about people’s lives can now be gathered much cheaper and faster. Watch in this video how the World Bank’s Listening to Africa initiative is now collecting household data through mobile phone surveys in African countries.
How do you provide safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable energy to people who don't have access to energy? With its Villaya Microgrid, Schneider Electric helps energize communities around the world. Learn more in this brief video.
The Blue Lake Tribe has been on a small piece of land in Humboldt County, California since 1908. Tribal leaders want to sustain it for future generations. They also want to protect and improve lives today. Watch a video about a Siemens microgrid that is helping do both.