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LED platform for vertical farming provides 1820 PPF output and FarmVision AI

Illumitex announces NeoPAR XO, a major upgrade to their grow proven NeoPAR LED lighting system designed for vertical agricultural systems. The new NeoPAR XO brings the benefits of Illumitex’s horticulturist-curated artificial-intelligent machine-learning FarmVisionAI to the difficult task of vertical farming.

NeoPAR XO takes Illumitex’s LED platform to an output of 1820 μmol/sec with an efficiency of 2.6 μmol/J. The system comes available with a wide range of features, highlighted below, that enable easy, worry-free vertical farming at the largest, densest scales. The high efficiency and low maintenance deliver profitable and sustainable urban farming ecosystems, according to the manufacturer.

The new NeoPAR XO LED platform goes a step further in performance and capabilities with a native FarmVisionAI integration option. FarmVisionAI gives farmers “peace of mind” with integrated cameras and cloud-based AI that allows them to see any plant, at any level, from anywhere, at any time. FarmWatch is the visualization platform allowing you to see every plant on your farm at scale. Digital Scout is the artificial intelligence that is trained to detect nutrition deficiencies, canopy density, and flower counts. “FarmVisionAI for vertical growing is absolutely essential in managing the added complexity of vertical systems,” says Dennis Riling VP of Business Development at Illumitex. “Our DigitalScout can detect biotic and/or abiotic anomalies early in the grow cycle to prevent loss and help improve quality.”

To learn more, see Illumitex at the Canadian greenhouse conference on October 9 & 10 in Niagara Falls ON, Canada.

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