Microsoft, Industry Partners Establish Intelligent Systems Market

September 10, 2011

REDMOND, Wash. — Sept. 9, 2011 — Cows and fuel pumps aren’t typically thought of as having anything in common, but a Dutch dairy farmer recently changed that. By tagging each cow’s ear with an embedded device — the same technology that helps fill your car’s tank with gas — the farmer can monitor the vital signs of each head of cattle and track the overall health of the herd.

SOURCE: Microsoft

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