An Experimental Evaluation of IoT Technologies in Precision Viticulture

  • Luis Orozco-BarbosaEmail author
  • Francisco Montero García
  • Antonio Brasa Ramos
  • Francisco Montero Riquelme
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 179)


There is no doubt that the introduction of IoT-assisted applications will become an invaluable asset to optimize farm performance. Through the data collected by sensors deployed in the fields together with other sources of information and facilities, farmers will have at their disposal a set of tools allowing them to make informed decisions on the day-to-day operation. Since 2005, a multidisciplinary team of researchers from the Albacete Research Institute of Informatics and the School of Agronomical Engineers of the University of Castilla La Mancha (UCLM) has been exploring the use of information and communication technologies in the agricultural industry. This paper reports on the main findings acquired through the deployment and experimental evaluation of IoT technologies in a vineyard. Our results also provide insight into future directions on the use of IoT technologies in precision viticulture.


IOT Wireless sensor networks Web-based applications Precision agriculture 



This work has been partially sponsored by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness under grant number TIN2015-66972-C5-2-R; and by the Regional Council of Castilla-La Mancha, under grant number POII11-0334-9283.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luis Orozco-Barbosa
    • 1
    Email author
  • Francisco Montero García
    • 2
  • Antonio Brasa Ramos
    • 2
  • Francisco Montero Riquelme
    • 2
  1. 1.Albacete Research Institute of InformaticsUniversidad de Castilla La ManchaAlbaceteSpain
  2. 2.School of Agronomics EngineeringUniversidad de Castilla La ManchaAlbaceteSpain

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