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Revolutionizing Growth: How Advanced Lighting Solutions are Transforming Vertical Farms and Greenhouses

Recently introduced LED technologies that optimize the exact colors of light output and spread light more evenly across the plants below extend the benefits of LEDs in horticulture even further.

Gardin Now Integrated in Ridder's Climate computer to Offer Real-Time Photosynthesis Insights

This strategic integration marks a significant advancement in horticultural production, empowering growers with real-time photosynthesis insights to monitor plant health, measure farm productivity and optimise their climate strategies.

Electrochemical Gradients, Plant Metabolism, and Light Quality

This article describes the role of electrochemical gradients in photosynthesis, including electron transport and carbon fixation, as well as the impact of light quality on electron transport and ATP generation.

Strawberry production seeing strong improvements under dynamic LED lighting

Given the numerous unknowns in strawberry lighting and the continuous development of new varieties, many growers have turned to dynamic LED lighting to have the most adaptable lighting for today and the future, with Sollum Technologies leading the way as the top provider.

Understanding the Lifespan of a1000W HPS Lamp: When to Relamp or Replace

Let's delve deeper into this topic, we'll navigate into the factors that influence the lifespan of a 1000W HPS lamp and provide guidance on when it's time to consider replacement.

Signify foresees a bright future for vertical farming, driven by automation and diversification

Anne Jancic, segment marketer for vertical farming at Philips LED solutions for horticulture, expects vertical farming will develop in the next decade into a strong, full-fledged sector, in which producers, suppliers and supply chain partners work together more closely.

Table Top Garden

Our project consists of a controlled environment hydroponics system calibrated to grow spinach. We aim to use this project to create an in-home garden that efficiently grows vegetables integral to our everyday diets.

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Enhancing Plant Potential: UV + Far Red for Horticultural Lighting

For healthy plant growth, providing the correct spectrum of light is crucial. With the integration of UV and far red wavelengths into our lighting solutions, Iluminar Lighting is revolutionizing the way plants thrive indoors.

Philips horticulture LED solutions and Hoogendoorn Growth Management collaborate to unlock the full potential of intelligent lighting in vertical farming

This will facilitate an easier integration of lighting into Hoogendoorn’s IIVO Vertical climate computer and pave the way for autonomous optimization in growing crops in closed environments.

Fluence Drives Improved Yields with Cannabis Cultivator Clade9

In the first grow cycle since installing Fluence’s RAPTR LED light fixtures, California-based specialty grower Clade9 experienced 70% higher yields while maintaining product quality

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SOLLUM TECHNOLOGIES PARTNERS WITH LEAFICIENT TO OPTIMIZE AGRICULTURAL LIGHTING THROUGH ADVANCED DATA INTEGRATION

DETAILED LEAF-LEVEL DATA ENABLES PRECISION LIGHTING PROFILES

TAIHO Coffee Bean Sorting Machine: Redefining Quality in the Coffee Industry

Hefei Taiho Intelligent Technology Group Co., Ltd. was established in 2004. The main products include agricultural and sideline food sorting, fruit and vegetable sorting, ore sorting, renewable resources sorting, food testing, intelligent packaging and other six categories of equipment, which are widely used in agricultural and sideline products processing, industrial products processing, ore sorting and packaging and other fields, and the products sell well in more than 100 countries and regions around the world.

Nature's Miracle Announces Participation in the BITMAIN World Digital Mining Summit 2024

WDMS brings together the top leaders in mining and blockchain and is hosted by Bitmain, the world's largest manufacturer of digital currency mining machines.

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Cree LED J Series® JB3030C E & F Class White LEDs
Cree LED J Series® JB3030C E & F Class White LEDs

Cree LED J Series® JB3030C E & F Class White LEDs

Introducing our cutting-edge J Series® JB3030C E & F Class White LEDs, featuring industry-leading LED efficiency up to 242 LPW or 3.33 PPF/W typical. Sharing the same high-reliability package, the two performance options of E & F Class allow luminaire manufacturers to boost performance for high efficacy lighting in outdoor areas, indoor harsh environments and horticulture applications. J Series JB3030C LEDs are an easy design choice: footprint compatible with 301B/H, available LM-80 data, and a full range of color temperatures (2700-6500K) and CRIs (70-80-90). Upgrade your lighting with unmatched performance and durability.

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e-con Systems

e-con Systems has been a pioneer in the embedded vision space; designing, developing and manufacturing custom and off-the-shelf camera solutions since 2003. With a team of 300+ extremely skilled core engineers, our products are currently embedded in over 350 customer products. So far, we have shipped over 2 million cameras to the United States, Europe, Japan, South Korea and many more countries. Our cameras are suitable for applications such as autonomous mobile robots, smart agricultural devices, medical diagnostic systems, smart checkouts/carts, sports broadcasting systems, industrial handhelds, drones, biometric systems, etc.