Semios Selected as IoT and AI Overall Sensor Solution of the Year at AgTech Breakthrough Awards
Annual Awards Program Recognizes Innovation in Agricultural Technologies Around the Globe
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Sept. 10, 2020) – Semios, an industry-leading precision farming platform, announced today it has been awarded ‘Overall Sensor Solution of the Year’ in the Internet-of-Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) awards category at the AgTech Breakthrough Awards. Conducted by Tech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies, and products in the global AgTech market, the awards program is in its inaugural year.
Semios provides a precision crop platform that gives growers essential tools to help manage many of today’s most pressing issues in crop production including insect and disease pressure, water management and weather challenges. Semios’ AgTech platform dominates the industry in on-site sensing, big data, and predictive analytics solutions for permanent crops, including vine, tree nut, and tree fruit.
“At Semios we are driven to help growers provide a high-quality crop while responding to the pressures of growing input costs, demand for more sustainable practices and international market headwinds.” said Dr. Michael Gilbert, CEO of Semios. “Understanding the complex biosystems that power food production requires the collection and real-time analysis from in-field sensors leveraging AI and big data. We are proud that Semios’ simple, user-friendly technology makes these exceptional tools available to farmers everywhere.”
“With innovative technology advancements in IoT, machine learning, and big data analytics, Semios is giving farmers the actionable data they need to make smart, sustainable decisions and improve crop yields,” said Bryan Vaughn, Managing Director of AgTech Breakthrough Awards. “We are proud to honor Semios as Overall Sensor Solution of the Year for their groundbreaking use of IoT technology to help solve key issues impacting the agricultural community, from pest and disease damage to changing weather conditions worldwide.”
Founded in 2010, Vancouver-based Semios offers a precision farming platform that provides real-time crop data and pest management tools for growers of tree fruit, nut and vine crops. Leveraging a proprietary, in-orchard IoT wireless network, machine learning, and big data analytics, Semios helps farmers manage insect pests, disease, frost and irrigation. The Semios analytics engine draws on diverse sources of data and information including a robust, wireless network of in-canopy IoT sensors on each customer farm measuring climate, soil moisture, insect and disease activity. Since 2018, Semios has been named to the Global Cleantech 100, an annual list of the 100 most innovative cleantech companies globally, and the Thrive Top 50, list of the 50 leading global AgTech companies. For more information visit semios.com
About AgTech Breakthrough Awards
Part of Tech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for global technology innovation and leadership, the AgTech Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in agricultural technologies, services, companies and products. The AgTech Breakthrough Awards program provides a forum for public recognition around the achievements of AgTech companies and solutions in categories including farm management, indoor farming, automation, IoT and robotics, food quality, analytics and more. For more information visit AgTechBreakthrough.com.