Practical IoT: streamlining flower bulb production with sensor data

April 05, 2017

Leaders in the cultivation and export of tulip bulbs, Jan de Wit en Zonen have maintained a reputation for quality and expertise, supplying one of the most recognizable Dutch exports to clients in more than twenty countries across Europe, Asia and North America.

Challenge

Guaranteeing quality flower bulbs for export requires precise and consistent conditions in temperature and humidity during processing, to avoid unnecessary expenditures and losses from damaged product.

Maintaining product quality with monitored environments

Using real-time alerts and analytics from wireless sensors, Jan de Wit & Zonen monitor the functioning of flower ventilators, maintaining the ideal conditions for the drying and production process, increasing quality and yield.

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Choose a combination of sensors to capture the metrics you need, and get real-time alerts and analytics from your environment on desktop, mobile or tablet. Get set up without IT involvement. All you need is a wifi connection, and a few moments to deploy.

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