STEPLA, developed by the Spanish SME MISC International (SensoWave) is the first ICT service platform for extensive breeding farms full management that offers location, monitoring, and traceability capabilities to locate livestock individuals in real time.
STEPLA monitors in real time their condition detecting anomalies and facilitating farm management, including meat traceability and environmental impact of livestock farming activites. STEPLA integrates stakeholders such as veterinarians, suppliers, insurance companies, regulatory authorities, consumers, and every elements within the distribution chain. After being incubated by the SmartAgrifFood acceleration programme http://smartagrifood.com, and finalizing pilots in several farms in Spain, STEPLA reached their first selling agreement for the cow (beef) sector in 2015. With the H2020 SME Intr-2 Project Stepla + (Grant agreement No 726605), Sensowave envisages to carry out the needed adaptations to cover other livestock, targeting pigs, sheep and goats, and horses, and to include new functionalities such as temperature sensors, and more complex bigdata based algorithms.