Test and Measurement Innovators Focused on Key Growth Markets
Xenemetrix, winner of the Frost & Sullivan awards - 2010 and 2015
Precision Agriculture market is estimated at US$3 billion and growing
The Croptimal technology was developed through collaboration with Netafim, an Israeli company that is the global leader in drip and micro-irrigation solutions for agriculture productivity - Netafim delivers innovative irrigation solutions to more than 110 countries across the globe.
The Croptimal technology will provide a dramatic improvement from current agricultural testing methodology by providing a seamless customer interface for in-field testing utilizing the Croptimal mobile, compact laboratory that automatically prepares samples (soil, water and critical parts of the crops) and allows for a full range of material analysis of nutrients and contaminates including high accuracy and fast measurement of N, P and K (Nitrogen, Phosphorous and Potassium). The full cycle of sample collection - preparation, analysis and submission of results is completed in minutes as compared to the current 10 day cycle with analysis and recommendations delivered to customers’ mobile phones or smart devices.
An additional benefit will be the collection of data which will be accumulated in a Cloud-based data base for intelligent recommendations and data mining for trends and patterns within the agricultural sector. It is believed envisioned that utilizing Croptimal can increase yields and boost revenues while minimizing expenses and the chance of crop failure.
Commercialization early 2017 with pilot customers on crops tested during technology verification.
“The state of the art technology including the analyzer and the sample preparation technology and method developed by the Croptimal team at Xenemetrix, when paired with the Cloud-based database will enable an autonomous irrigation system for Netafim clients, a significant improvement for growers that should also achieve a positive impact on water management.” Dubi Raz, Netafim Agronomy Director