XR refers to extended reality. Many big tech companies are betting our future will be lived in a sort of metaverse, a VR/AR hybrid. While that is a ways off, the farm industry is already incorporating XR elements in a lot of different ways. Via Forbes:
XR enables farmers to augment what they see with their (human) eyes to visualize soil fertility, production quality, pests and diseases across an entire farm and use that data to select optimal crops and management practices. For indoor livestock facilities, AR (monitoring ventilation/air quality/temperature), IoT (animal sensors) and AI (camera vision) can be combined to allow farmers to monitor animal health and well-being in real time. Outdoors, AR applications can track and adjust digital boundaries for grazing.
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