Automation, Artificial Intelligence and Cannabis: A Tale of Three Friends?

November 29, 2017 10:25:53 AM EST

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Alastair Monk, Motorleaf CEO, publishes a guest column for the Cannabis Business Times. In this article, he discusses how machine learning and artificial intelligence can have a big impact in the agricultural space.

How Motorleaf mitigates risk factors in your grow space

February 20, 2017 8:48:46 PM EST

A lot of people have been asking us recently about the security features Motorleaf offers. Many of you are concerned about the surveillance inside your growrooms or greenhouses, and we thought we would write about how our software and hardware can help mitigate the risks. They are the dangers we can see, as a stranger walking into your grow space, but there is also the risk of settings going out of control and ruining all the hard work Motorleaf has done. No worries: we've got serious security features to avoid that!

Strawberries of the North: Food autonomy for remote communities

December 20, 2016 9:51:26 AM EST

A recent study published by Université Laval revealed the cost of living of six Nunavik communities, a vast and northern region of Canada. Imagine a territory as big as the state of California, sitting above the 55th parallel north and surrounded by cold oceans.

Farmers and Growers: Welcome to the Ai World

December 9, 2016 9:07:31 PM EST

Indoor agriculture has been more and more popular in the last years in North America for many reasons: people want fresher, organic and local food. Indoorag makes it easier to control the growing environment than traditional farming: growers can automate their installations and have a year-round production, and become less vulnerable to climate change.

Changing the Food System, One Apple at a Time

December 5, 2016 1:52:39 PM EST

Did you ever wonder when that apple bought at the grocery store was picked? Was it a week ago, a month, 3 months? Answer: it was probably 11 months old. ELEVEN MONTHS. THAT'S ALMOST A YEAR OLD! 

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