TCS Digital Farming Generates Near Real-Time Insights on Crop Conditions for Actionable Decision Making
The Digital Platform for Next Generation Agriculture is built by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to address challenges faced by farmers and associated enterprises including agri-input companies. It enables the use of predictive analytics for crop acreage, crop yield, crop health, soil moisture status, weather and pest forecasts, and resource quality assessment to help farmers minimize risk. The platform comprises of big-geospatial, IoT, and climate data analysis framework built on AWS.
Current methods to increase farming yields include the application of chemical fertilizers and the widespread use of pesticides. Capgemini believes in sustainable IT solutions and developed “Smart Hub Cropping” which checks precipitation in the farming fields, combines weather data from the government, and analyzes agricultural data to provide farmers with actionable insights and automation of the irrigation process. All of this is aligned to the most needed farmer experience of higher crop yield.