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TAIPEI, Jan. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Agritech is getting more and more important across the world as the possibility of a food crisis rises year by year.

According to the former Chairman of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Sir Bob Watson, climate change has already drastically affected human lives and threatened global food security.

New Garden, a Taiwanese startup that is a leading artificial intelligence of things (AIoT) cloud to edge solution provider, has now taken advantage of their previous success with WiFigarden, by presenting the new ULTRON – co-creating and sharing an AIoT ecosystem.

The latest application is the ULTRON Smart AI Gardener, a self-caring planting system controlled by AI.

This project is partnered with the prestigious NTU College of Bio Resources and Agriculture for professional gardening tips.

Green as the new black

With their previous success with WiFigarden, a patent Wifi Mesh SDK of New Garden, was selected by many leading worldwide ISPs, MSOs, and Telecom providers since 2016.

The global deployment of the WiFigarden Hotspot has now reached over five million households.

In 2019, New Garden launched UltronWIFI, the leverage usage of WiFigarden SDK, which solves the issue of onboarding and installing IoT devices.

Ultron Smart AI Gardener as part of this is a self-caring plant container with real AI service supported by the UltronSMART Agriculture Platform and App.

The plant pot is embedded with smart lighting, a watering system, and multiple connected sensors, which can be taken as a microcosm of a Cloud-to-edge Smart Agriculture System – as powered by ULTRON.

By cooperating with agriculture experts, the UltronSMART AI Gardener can automatically grow any plants with almost zero effort.

Launching ULTRON

ULTRON is the AIoT ecosystem created by New Garden. It helps hardware manufacturers accelerate their development process of IoT devices by providing them Ultron IoT modules.

While stacking up multiple hardware partners, they also invite various service providers, system integrators, and domain knowledge experts to develop a well-functioning AIoT environment.

Furthermore, ULTRON provides a platform that is able to support real-time collection, process, analysis, and visualization of data from various IoT devices, which can build up plenty of IoT application scenes and diversified value-added operating model by further developing into the basic big data analysis and AI Machine Learning.

Realize the traffic monetization and scale the business by providing the third-party system, such as UAEP and UBAP, to integrate with various API and enterprise IoT solutions.

The Ultron Platform and App are officially launched in June 2020; the AI plant container will be ready for the market in March 2021.

A team grinding out results

Since its establishment back in 2016, New Garden has been growing steadily over the past few years.

They have already have 42 employees in two locations around the world, 30 technologists and software engineers, 60+ IoT product development cases, and 10+ success cases of smart space development.

This year, New Garden has been selected as one of the winners of the 2020 AI 50 Global AI Startups and Neo Star Top 30 in Taiwan.

They are also being selected by the Taiwan Tech Arena (TTA) as one of the 100 featured Taiwanese startups to showcase at CES 2021.

CES 2021 TTA-VR Pavilion: https://pse.is/3ascqq

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