Henri Hekman explains how we use NIR technology for soil analysis

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Henri Hekman, CEO and president of SoilCares, explained how SoilCares is bringing MEMS near infrared (NIR) devices into the hands of farmers during the MEMS & Sensors Executive Congress.

MEMS & Sensors Executive Congress (MSEC) was held on November 1-2 in San Jose, California. The event challenged industry executives to see beyond traditional dividing lines of human-machine interaction.

SoilCares CEO, Henri Hekman, presented SoilCares solutions during the congress and explained how our company is using MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) near infrared (NIR) devices to scan soil samples, provide farmers with practical soil information and improve agricultural productivity. Henri Hekman: "To feed a surging global population, we cannot increase arable land so we must increase agricultural productivity. The place to start is in the soil."

Source: SEMI | MEMS & Sensors Industry Group

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