Queensland IoT startup Ceres Tag has teamed up with CSIRO and its IT R&D arm, Data 61, to develop a connected ear tag for cattle that will enable the location, movement and temperature of the cow to be continuously monitored remotely.

Ceres Tag founder and CEO David Smith told IoT Hub that, while there were other cattle monitoring devices on the market or under development, a key differentiator for Ceres Tag was that it would be fully compliant with the National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) because its battery does not need replacing.