Technology breakthroughs and innovative design have resulted in a new way to monitor and control the future of food production. Ensora Systems powers its monitoring and communications with any light - from LED light to sunlight.
One company iUNU, has a system that uses AI to help with early pest detection. The system "learns" what healthy crops and plants look like, recognizes when anomalies occur, and then sends an alert when something is amiss.
One of the most promising business cases for cloud and Internet of Things (IoT) services is environmental monitoring to help ensure a stable indoor growing environment for the localized cultivation of non-native crops such as fruits, nuts, vegetables and herbs.
"We think this is the best use-case of AI (Artificial Intelligence) today. Weve basically turned a vocal sound into a machine command and proven integration of different systems is possible," says CEO Darryn Keiller.
TCP's Far-Red Horticulture Top Light is available for growers that need to boost their overall crop size, yield, and photosynthetic rate without breaking the bank on energy costs or supplemental fixtures. It delivers up to 502 μmol/s of photosynthetic photon flux and high energy efficiency up to 2.29 μmol/J. It has a full spectrum that benefits vegetative and flowering growth, with a little extra kick.