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“Autonomous Growing is helping us to achieve more”

How do you react when new technology is introduced in your field of work? Autonomous Growing is about applying AI to control climate, irrigation, and energy management in greenhouses. How do Crop Consultants see these developments, and new data era? And how does it effect their work?

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GreenTech: insights in approach & value of Autonomous Growing

From 14-16 June visitors of GreenTech Amsterdam can discover the latest innovations in worldwide horticulture technology. AI (Artificial Intelligence) and algorithms are becoming increasingly important in greenhouses. Smart AI solutions, robotics and autonomous greenhouses are therefore rightly receiving a great deal of attention. Blue Radix is one of the innovative exhibitors at GreenTech. You can meet us in Hall 5, booth 05.212. Do we see you there?

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Autonomous growing explained in 1,5 minute

AI and algorithms are becoming increasingly important in greenhouse horticulture. The value is becoming clearer and growers are embracing the technology, step-by-step.

This short animation explains how autonomous growing and autonomous energy management works in greenhouses worldwide. It’s more than data driven growing. The grower’s unique crop strategy is realized autonomously with AI.

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Dutch algorithms at GreenTech Americas

Blue Radix, specialist in autonomous growing, was one of the 2 winners of the GreenTech Americas challenge. GreenTech Americas was held from April 27 to 29, 2022, at the Congress Center, Querétaro Mexico. Blue Radix won a flight ticket to Mexico and a booth and presentation at the show.

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Meet Victor, the virtual grower at Floriade

The rapid growth of greenhouses feeding and greening our world is not matched by the number of professional growers. Who will operate these greenhouses in the near future? At the international Horticultural World Expo Floriade in Almere, you can meet Victor, the virtual grower. Victor shows you how Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions help managing autonomous greenhouses: enabling growers to oversee more hectares and realize higher yields. Virtual Victor was created by greenhouse technology providers Blue Radix, Gearbox and Ridder who joined forces.

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Rijk Zwaan autonomous growing trial delivers confidence

Rijk Zwaan and Blue Radix have undertaken a joint initiative for a unique production comparison with autonomous growing. Implementing artificial intelligence (AI) in Rijk Zwaan’s seed production process has many advantages. The comparison across two departments created a major opportunity to demonstrate the value of autonomous growing in a production situation. In this article Josephine van Eggelen (on photo), Production Development Specialist and Grower Maikel van den Berg of MR Seeds, among others, talk about their goals, experiences and the advantages of working with Crop Controller.

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Predict and control water supply with autonomous irrigation

In 2021, Blue Radix’s product development team delivered Crop Controller, the market’s first commercial solution for autonomous growing. The team continues to build and work on more modules to further expand autonomous growing with Crop Controller. Here Peter Goudswaard, Product Developer, and Csaba Balla-Somogyi, a graduate student at Blue Radix and MSc student at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), tell the story. Peter explains the challenges in developing the new irrigation module, while Csaba describes his related graduation project at Blue Radix.

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Blog ‘ Who decides?’

Algorithms determine our daily lives increasingly: they guide your choice of music, interests, the job vacancies you see and what you order for dinner. It’s all very convenient, but is it desirable? In the blog of Rudolf de Vetten, Chief Product Officer, he explains the way in which Blue Radix uses the algorithms. That’s really different. We take the grower’s unique crop strategy as a starting point. That results in a solution that allows growers to determine the direction and what is important.

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