Under the Patronage of H. H. Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority

CRAFT: The Smart Box transforming farming in India

Craft has developed an integrated automated grow system to literally grow anything anywhere hydroponically. The system is equipped with sensors which help monitor and regulate remotely the operating parameters using internet of things. The objective of this system is to use technology to optimally manage the growing environment to maximize yield in a cost effective manner. These systems has diverse applications such as installation on roof tops, back yards or at offsite locations. These systems can be made out of varied material depending on what you grow or environment in which you grow and are scalable to your needs.

Indoor farming & hydroponics; Sensors & automation

Vijay Suresh Yelmalle
Center for Research in Alternative Farming Technologies (CRAFT)


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