Soilsense Soil Sensor


SoilSense is an aerial moisture sensor that is capable of measuring soil moisture using soil moisture’s electromagnetic responses.

Product description Brand name and product description

SoilSense is an aerial soil moisture sensor that provides a moisture map of a field/farm in minutes. The sensor measures soil moisture using electromagnetic pulses to detect the reflective qualities of moisture in the soil. By this process, the sensor is able to distinguish between moisture in leaves and soil moisture to provide accurate measurements. The data obtained from the sensor is used to manage the irrigation systems on fields/farms.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Small and medium-sized farms in countries like Peru.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

SoilSense works with farmers, universities such as MIT and Technical University of Denmark, along with other agricultural organizations and corporate partners who seek to save water and improve the food-chain for small and medium-sized farmers.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.
Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 2: Zero hunger

Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Small and medium-sized farmers

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