Ohneka Farms is building ROOT, a countertop smart planter that allows you to grow a variety of plants seamlessly with the swipe of a finger. Learn more about the founder’s vision for the future of growing in this Roadmap Video on the convergence of hydroponic farming and the Internet of Things.
Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.forbes.com
Pitch: Ohneka Farms is developing ROOT, a countertop smart planter that allows you to grow a variety of plants seamlessly by automating watering and lighting cycles with the swipe of a finger.
Mission: To connect smart gardening systems throughout the home to a flourishing network of growers around the world, no matter their experience level.
Macro Thesis: The entire growing industry will be transformed with the introduction of smarter software that personalizes growing. Everyone will be able to grow plants with the swipe of a finger. Every growing experience will harness collaborative growing networks in order to address gardening pain points. With signs of drought and soil depletion all over the world, people are going to depend on smarter technology to conserve resources in order to cultivate more locally-sourced vegetation. In the future, people will be able to easily grow and monitor gardens from the comfort of their own homes.