AquaMon™ by Cermetek can help growers meet today’s challenges. Rising populations increasingly compete for water resources while the available supplies remain fixed or, in some cases, are actually dwindling. Costs associated with collection and distribution of agricultural water supplies continue to increase.
Cermetek today announced new sensor technology, LeafMon. LeafMon allows growers for the first time to base irrigation decisions on a measure of plant hydration. Traditionally, growers irrigated on a schedule. More recently soil moisture sensors have enabled growers to irrigate only when the ground is dry. Now, LeafMon technology collects and analyzes new sensor data growers can use to base irrigation decisions on plant conditions. This technology will substantially reduce water use and permit the grower to maintain their plants in near ideal conditions that maximize crop quality and yield. LeafMon has been designed with the ultimate goal of empowering farmers to manage irrigation on a plant by plant basis for the most economic use of their available water resource.Cermetek manufactures communications modules for embedded systems.
These include high-speed modems, low-speed modems, internet protocol equipped modems, 900 MHz and 2.4GHz modules for wireless sensor networks, and embedded ethernet modules.
The LeafMon technology was developed under a US Department of Agriculture grant. Cermetek expects to ship the first LeafMon products by late spring 2015. The initial products will target three of California’s highest value crops: almonds, grapes and walnuts. LeafMon Sales Sheet
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CH32GGTThe Cermetek CH32GGT GSM terminals permit Internet connectivity to be added to existing systems. The CH32GGT includes everything you need to connect; a complete suite of Internet protocols, fully certified cellular modem, and a simple RS232 or RS485 system interface. All of this is housed in a case just 80 MM by 50 MM by 30 MM, with multiple mounting options.
AQUAMON : WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK
AquaMon wireless soil monitoring system promises high crop yields with Less Water. AquaMon allows active monitoring of the soil. Knowledge of soil conditions is essential to achieve high crop yield with less water. Download the AquaMon whitepaper to learn more about this Precision Farming tool.
CH1788 is the world’s smallest modem modules. Its small size allows it to be embedded into most any application. Like all Cermetek modem modules the CH1788 includes transferable FCC Part 68 Registration.
To learn more about Cermetek and their offerings, visit their website at http://www.cermetek.com/.