Title: Domo Farm 4.0
Authors: Silvia Angeloni
Addresses: Department of Economics, University of Molise, Campobasso, Italy
Abstract: The paper explains and discusses an innovative agricultural appliance, based on vertical farming and hydroponics. The innovative and smart model was launched by a brilliant woman, winner of several awards. Applying her engineering skills, the female entrepreneur has set up a modern company, where technology and agriculture are perfectly integrated in a sustainable way to prevent environmental negative and damaging effects. Recently, the company has developed an automatic hydroponic greenhouse appliance for empowering individuals to grow crops at home. The household hydroponic appliance is based on sensors and smart technologies. The environmental and economic benefits and potentiality of the innovative appliance are highlighted.
Keywords: Big Data; Domo Farm 4.0; IoT; Internet of Things; RobotFarm; sensors; smart energy management; smart farm; sustainability.
International Journal of Grid and Utility Computing, 2020 Vol.11 No.2, pp.135 - 142
Received: 31 Jan 2019
Accepted: 09 May 2019
Published online: 03 Mar 2020 *