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Proprietary tomato plant that alerts farmer via iPhone when it's sick

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Sep-18 Fri 12:27
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InnerPlant, Inc., developer of genetically adapted living plant sensors, today launched its first sentinel plant, InnerTomato living sensor, a proprietary tomato plant that alerts farmers optically when it’s thirsty or sick. Farmers growing InnerTomatoes can photograph their fields with augmented reality…

Ecoation wins World in 2050’s Olympics of Innovation

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Sep-17 Thu 09:08
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After receiving 100+ nominations and applications, Diplomatic Courier has officially announced the World in 2050 Olympics of Innovation winners, naming Ecoation Innovative Solutions Inc. as a Society category winner in response to the company’s commitment to supporting growers through AI advancements.…

'You cannot survive without data anymore'

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Sep-10 Thu 10:25
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The DKG Group started in the early ’90s. DKG’s main sectors are intelligent supplies trade, consulting & branding services, research & training and veggies hydroponic production. The Group has expanded itself in the Balkans and the Southeast Mediterranean countries. “People are enthusiastic about health…

Data recording devices guarantee high product quality of Panama papaya

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Sep-09 Wed 08:09
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Papayas from Panama are well known. Their export volume is growing every year. However, this fruit easily spoils during transportation and storage. One of the main questions in this industry is how the papaya can best be kept fresh during distribution. The Panama papaya exporter Panafruit S.A. recently…

Monitor temperature and humidity for perishables with LogTag data recorders

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Sep-02 Wed 11:09
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QA Supplies recommends the UHADO-16 and HASO- 8 humidity and temperature loggers for monitoring current humidity and temperature readings simultaneously. These unique products are ideal for recording and monitoring the environment within a barn, warehouse, cooler, refrigerated transportation, and more. LogTag’s…

Monitor temperature and humidity for perishables with LogTag data recorders

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Aug-31 Mon 08:59
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QA Supplies recommends the UHADO-16 and HASO- 8 humidity and temperature loggers for monitoring current humidity and temperature readings simultaneously. These unique products are ideal for recording and monitoring the environment within a barn, warehouse, cooler, refrigerated transportation, and more. LogTag’s…

World’s largest agri robot tested in the US

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Aug-27 Thu 09:28
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Experts from British research institute Rothamsted Research are currently testing the latest in artificial intelligence for farming. It is the world’s largest agricultural robot, the Field Scanalyzer. This international research centre focuses on strategic agricultural science, and trials on the Field…

Priva announces €10,000 Horti Heroes challenge winner

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Aug-25 Tue 09:11
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Nordetect, a biochemical analytics startup that develops lab-on-a-chip systems, was named the winner of Priva's “Horti Heroes” challenge for their portable nutrient sensor. Led by Priva’s Horticulture Innovation Lab (Phil), this competition was designed to discover and help showcase pioneering…

Automated solutions to optimize the energy balance of your crop

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Aug-14 Fri 13:55
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In June team AuTomatoes won the second edition of Wageningen University’s Autonomous Greenhouse Challenge. There was no discussion about the team’s win, they scored highest on all three grading criteria, making them the absolute winner. In their strategy the team applied the principles of Plant…

Webinar on how O2 and photosynthesis influence cultivation

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Aug-12 Wed 09:33
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In an upcoming 30MHz webinar, Aryan Aziezie will bring you up to speed on the Sendot sensor portfolio and the insights their optical sensor technology provides. Sendot has seen some significant results when it comes to capturing O2 and photosynthesis data. Resulting in more efficiency improved production…

Frigga launches new temperature recorder T90

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Jul-16 Thu 08:38
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Last month, Frigga released their ultra low cost, disposable real-time temperature recorder that lasts up to 90 days. So far, this USB thermometer is being well received by customers. This month, Frigga continued to expand their wireless real-time product line and launched a new 3G real-time temperature…

AU: RFID monitoring is suited to regular routes

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Jul-14 Tue 10:15
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As supply chains adapt to Covid-19 social distancing requirements, autonomous reporting technologies like RFID (radio frequency identification) offer a consignment monitoring solution with minimal human intervention. RFID is used to reliably gather temperature data along regular, high volume supply…

Increasing attention paid to temperature and humidity recorders

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Jul-13 Mon 09:17
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Over recent years, consumer requirements for product quality have been increasing. Consequently, the requirements for temperature and humidity in various industries have become increasingly strict. Against this backdrop, temperature and humidity recorders able to conduct real-time monitoring of various…

Japanese app Tuna Scope uses AI to grade the quality of fish

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Jul-09 Thu 11:04
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A Japanese chain of sushi restaurants is using an AI-powered app to assess the quality of tuna — a key step in the preparation of sushi that traditionally requires years of training from experienced human buyers. But can it really replace a human’s fish sense?

The app, named Tuna Scope, was developed by Japanese advertising firm Dentsu Inc. It uses machine learning algorithms trained on thousands of images of the cross-sections of tuna tails, a cut of the meat that can reveal much about a fish’s constitution.

The app was trained on thousands of images of tuna tails

From a single picture, the app grades the tuna on a five-point scale based on visual characteristics like the sheen of the flesh and the layering of fat. For an experienced...

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Sensors were allowed to prove themselves by test with increased pre-night temperature in tomato

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Jul-09 Thu 10:54
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In 'The Road to Digital Green Fingers' project, researchers increased the pre-night temperature in a tomato cultivation by one degree for four weeks. In this way, the crop was 'bullied' to see how far it could go, but especially also to understand the physiology behind the measurements. The better that…

Tiny spectroradiometer measures 340 nm to 1010 nm for agriculture

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Jul-03 Fri 12:04
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nanoLambda, a leading spectral sensor company, announced a new version of XL-500, with an extended range from 340 nm to 1010 nm, measuring UV, Visual and NIR ranges all at the same time. The tiny BLE spectroradiometer XL-500 measures and records light spectrum with absolute power values, not only SPD…