What has Silicon Valley flocking to America's heartland?
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Seemingly overnight, livestock electronics have grown to occupy the largest share of a $1.1 billion animal wearable industry, according to a report by IDTechEx, a global emerging-technology market research firm. That number includes pet gadgets and wildlife trackers, but the real money is in 3-D printed cowbells, cattle collars with geofencing and open-range drones that can take an animal’s temperature. Within the next decade, experts predict this field will more than double in size. Indeed, the potential is “phenomenal,” says Bill Hammerich, CEO of the Colorado Livestock Association.
I want to make 3D printed cowbells!