IOTech, the edge software company, announced its partnership with LATERAL.systems LLC (LATERAL), an emerging AgTech platform company, to accelerate innovation within the novel smart farming markets. The combination of LATERAL’s Industrial IoT solution with IOTech’s edge software platform is designed to enhance data acquisition, analysis and management from edge sensors used to enable smart regenerative agriculture solutions.
The collaboration is designed to provide significant opportunities to accelerate the digital transformation occurring within the farming and agriculture industries. IOTech’s edge software, combined with LATERAL’s platform solution, provides customers with new capabilities to monitor their growing environments, improve crop yields and reduce the resources involved in the growing cycle.
LATERAL is applying innovative edge platform solutions utilizing AI-driven predictive analytics in support of regenerative agriculture by providing farmers with rich data insights that enable food safety, optimal crop quality, and higher yields. This platform addresses climate change by supporting successful adoption of novel agriculture approaches. These include aquaponics, hydroponics, and aeroponics that reduce agricultural demands for water and energy, while reducing waste.