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For this startup, the contest is in the shrimp tank


The sound of shrimp feeding, magnified many times, would be much like us munching kurkure. On India’s modern shrimp farms, hydrophones record the tiny marine creatures crunch away inside ponds. Software analyses the sound real time to control feeding. This is among the many uses of IoT in aquaculture.

The long coastline of Andhra Pradesh is dotted with ponds growing shrimp for world markets, contributing to India being the world’s top shrimp exporter. Not surprisingly, startups have been wading into these ponds with technology to improve their productivity and reduce risks.

Among the early starters is Vijayawada-based Eruvaka ...


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