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  • 15-Mar-2016

Smartbell: The Internet of Cows™

Abstract

• Fully integrated health monitoring platform for the livestock industry leveraging IoT technology and offering dynamic lameness detection.

• Simple solution,with no significant overheads to farmer, that generates 10% – 12% increase in revenue by reducing opportunity costs.

• Increases average milk yield and improves fertility rates: two key indicators tracked in livestock farming.

• Increases longevity of productive life of cattle with better health, lowers suffering from chronic illness and lowers veterinary costs.

• Aims to initially capture10%of the total global dairy cattle market of 275M cows, achieving up to 27.5M units of sales.

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Additional Questions

Who is your customer?

Smartbell is targeted at farms with livestock management. Our primary target is dairy farms in the UK.

What problem does this idea/product solve or what market need does it serve?

Dairy farming is a low margin industry with high operational expenses and semi-fixed long-term contracts for the milk yield. The industry can benefit from low cost technology solutions that alleviate labour and recoup costs.