From Data to Dinner: How IoT Helps put Better Vegetables on Your Plate

17 Jun 2016 | Geoff Mink

Tagged: Planet, Connected World,

I’m a meat-and-potatoes kind of guy. Leafy greens … I can take ‘em or leave ‘em. But like many of you, I grew up being chided to “eat your vegetables.” So every now and then, including June 17—National Eat Your Vegetables Day—I make an effort to get my recommended daily servings of produce.

One thing I do appreciate about vegetables today is the role technology plays in getting them to my plate at their peak. Today, thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT), our food can be grown, shipped, and prepared under conditions that are closer to ideal than ever before. And that can mean more flavor, more variety, and maybe more helpings.

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About the Author

Geoff Mink


Geoff’s focus is on the Internet of Things, spearheading a variety of marketing initiatives that support all products that fall under AT&T’s Asset Management Solutions portfolio. “I am convinced IoT is the next great frontier in the wireless industry and Asset Management Solutions are a leading driver of that.  Just about every business, no matter the size or industry, can benefit from improved supply chain operations,” he says. In his free time, Geoff enjoys attending sporting events, exercising, and reading. 

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