How to Grow Disruptive Automation with AIoT


Greenhouse uses innovative controller to enable artificial intelligence of things.

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Applying artificial intelligence to practical operations such as greenhouse and manufacturing automation requires industrial-grade local controllers with the flexibility to connect to field devices and the cloud. Existing industrial controls solutions do not provide support for required environmental sensors which use digital communication protocols. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada partnered with Koidra Inc. to develop, build and install a controls system that uses the Productivity Open Controller from Automation Direct to read industrial control signals as well as digital communications and transmit them to the cloud for autonomous control of greenhouse compartments.

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