Stara improves global food supply with smart machines
Stara - a leading South American farm equipment manufacturer - uses mobile and IoT to turn its farm equipment into intelligent machines. When it was time to upgrade their existing devices and operating systems, the team selected Xamarin to get the precision, performance, and quality critical to their success. Today, dashboard-mounted Android tablets and Xamarin apps control farm machines, capture crop details, optimize fertilization levels, track harvest statistics, and more.
- Used in-house .NET skills to port legacy app to Android in just 3 months
- Reused 95% of code, eliminating the need to rewrite and revalidate complex machine control library
- Turns data into actionable insights, helping farmers get higher quality crops and greater yield
- Automates nuanced farm activities, reducing farmers' costs by 30% and increasing worker safety