WPS News

The missing link in the ‘safe signal’ of plants

Dutch biologists have discovered the missing link in the ‘safe signal’ of plants. Although a lot of information was already known about jasmonic acid and it effects, the so called ‘safe signal’ was quite a mystery.

03 July 2017

Plant Phenotyping

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Stan van der Waal, Rainbow Greenhouses: “The system has worked absolutely perfect from day one, impressive!”

Rainbow Greenhouses, a wholesale grower and distributer of potted plants, recently invested in a SmartFlo system for transporting trays. Crops may need to be moved as often as every two weeks to provide the best growing environment. With WPS they...

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Transfer learning in Plant Phenotyping

Image analysis and classification techniques are advancing rapidly with developments such as deep learning, neural networks and artificial intelligence. These developments are of upmost importance for plant phenotyping, as they will play an...

08 March 2017

Plant Phenotyping, Innovation

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Nursery Dijk van Dijk: ‘The WPS system makes our organisation manageable and efficient’

Dijk van Dijk Hydrangea and garden plant nursery recently invested in a SmartFlo and delivery system for transporting, cleaning, sorting and delivering hydrangeas. Robin van Dijk worked with WPS to create an effective system with the aim of...

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"Walking Plant System is best in class for Karma Plants"

A 10,000 m2 expansion of the Walking Plant System has enabled Karma Plants to increase its production. To get the most out of this expansion, the nursery has decided to extend its current WPS system as it has already led to a remarkable...

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WPS takes the next step in robotics and automation in pot plant cultivation at Gartneriet PKM

Danish grower PKM is investing in efficiency and stability

Danish company Gartneriet PKM, one of the market leaders in the production of Campanula, is investing in efficiency and stability. PKM aims to reduce labour, improve response times to the...

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Meet our SmartStaff robots

At the IPM Essen, we will present our SmartStaff robots. Every week we will introduce one robot to you and in total, three robots will be presented. Every robot has their unique characteristics, but we can tell you one thing for sure: they take...

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Smart Data Exploration software enters the Plant Phenotyping world

WPS is very proud to announce its new exclusive partnership with Zegami to deliver Smart Data Exploration software to the phenotyping world. The Zegami software is an exciting new image based data discovery tool, which provides organizations with...

16 December 2016

Plant Phenotyping

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Hyperspectral imaging and the salinization of our farmland

Currently, 20% of the world’s arable land is affected by salinity in the soil, representing grave environmental stress that negatively affects the productivity of crops. Considering the forecast that by 2050 the rising soil salinization will...

16 December 2016

Plant Phenotyping

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Digital Phenotyping explained

The WPS digital phenotyping system is the most complete and versatile system on the market, giving researchers the unique ability to fully control every parameter in an experiment. The turnkey solution is designed to work alongside and fully...

03 November 2016

Plant Phenotyping, Productsheet

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