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02 Dec 2021 from Dairy Farmer Magazine By Samantha Tennent

Setting a smart trap

Samantha and Matt talked about the internet of (every)thing and endless opportunities for digital sensors and utilising the LoRa network to benefit modern farming. Matthew Way shared the success of remote trapping projects and his continuing development on network connectivity. <Read more>

02 July 2021 from NZ Herald By Glenys Christian

Agribusiness Report: Ingenious ways to outwit pests

Farmers are always looking for better ways to keep pests under control and there were two innovative ideas at Fieldays designed to deliver them just that. Matt Way from Econode is one of them. He enters the Innovation Awards with his SmartTrap and Satellite gateway for LoRa IoT devices. <Read more>

13 August 2020 from FACEBOOK by Towards Predator-Free Taranaki

Transforming Taranaki

Toward Predator-Free Taranaki shared an update that shows 2900 traps using Econode technology. These traps connected to the LoRaWAN network that Primo Wireless, in collaboration with IoT Taranaki and Taranaki Regional Council, had built around the mountain. <Read more>

16 July 2020 from LINKEDIN by JP Gardiner

The Connected Environment and the battle for New Zealand's biodiversity

JP shared his experience when working with our SmartTrap® nodes and his passion for IoT. JP highlighted the potential for connected devices to play an assistive and complementary role in human activities. <Read more>

03 October 2019 from KAPITIBUSH, a blog by Paul Callister

Our Remote Sensing Trial

Paul Callister from Ngā Uruora - Kāpiti Project, one of our early customers published a thorough report about the remote sensing trials. Knowing what is working and what is not are keys for our SmartTrap®<Read more>

11 December 2018 from NOTED (Republished by Stuff)

The man Scott Sambell (and his dog) making predator-free NZ possible

Sick of walking the line to find and clear predator traps, Scott Sambell added technology – and a rat-detecting dog Milly – to his arsenal. The more strategic approach is raising hopes Predator-Free NZ could be a reality earlier than 2050. <Read more>

09 April 2018 from ComputerWorld NZ 

New Zealand IoT community showcases Agritech solutions

Better use of the Internet of Things by dairy farmers could potentially generate $448 million net economic benefits for New Zealand. That’s according to Lauren Salisbury, from Momenta Partners, a company that is investing in early-stage IoT applications globally. Econode is one of Agritech applications in showcases <Read more>

15 November 2017 from ESRI 

New Zealand’s War on Predators

Here we have been at the forefront of this fight with our sensor-equipped traps. Econode makes sensors for each of the proven traps so that this remote sensing solution can be deployed to catch any animal. Check out the story and see the live map on ArcGIS <Read more>

04 September 2017 from PredatorFreeNZ

Traps, technology and lizard tales on the Kapiti Coast

Conservation volunteers, other community members and innovative technology companies from Paekakariki and as far away as Great Barrier Island have all contributed time and expertise. <Read more>

27 August 2017 from PredatorFreeNZ

Robot in garage assembles Econode circuit boards

Have you checked out the video of SmartTrap® node is born in the hand of a robot? Here is a story behind it <Read more>


24 June 2017 from PredatorFreeNZ

Windy Hill restoration brings employment to the community

Econode New Zealand is proud to be one of the current innovations being trialled on Windy Hill Sanctuary, Great Barrier Island. <Read more>

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