IoT Orange Box

Project Info

Team Members


Project Description

The Orange Box is a high-bandwidth, low-latency LTE IoT device. It enables exciting new applications, such as water quality monitoring using a fleet of remotely-controlled boats in the Murray-Darling Basin.

#iot #4g #lte #agriculture #water

Data Story

While the Orange Box is a general-purpose device, open data sources were used to develop a case study for applications within the Murray-Darling Basin.

Evidence of Work

Team DataSets

The River Murray system

Description of Use Understanding the existing static sensor deployment in the Murray-Darling system.

Data Set

Gross Value of Irrigated Agricultural Production

Description of Use Determining economic value of agriculture in the Murray-Darling Basin.

Data Set

Telstra’s Low Power Wide Area Network Internet of Things technology

Description of Use Determining the coverage area of Telstra's LPWAN network and comparing/contrasting this with their LTE coverage.

Data Set

Water Use on Australia Farms

Description of Use Determining the reliance of agriculture on the Murray-Darling Basin.

Data Set

Challenge Entries

The digital future of agriculture

How might we use data and digital technology to make agriculture more sustainable, more ethical, and more efficient?

Eligibility: Must use at least one open dataset.

Go to Challenge | 16 teams have entered this challenge.

Water information without borders

How do we better bring together information about our water systems across states borders?

Go to Challenge | 8 teams have entered this challenge.

IoT insights for better regional agribusiness at scale

How might we harness open data and IoT insights in near-real-time to enable local agribusiness and farms in our regions be more productive and sustainable at scale? How can we share private IoT data and regional open data for an overall more productive and sustainable agribusiness?

Go to Challenge | 13 teams have entered this challenge.

Managing Our Water Resources

Can water data help us understand and better manage our water resources and environment?

Eligibility: Participants must use one or more datasets from Data.Vic.

Go to Challenge | 7 teams have entered this challenge.