VOLITO

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May 2021
Headquarters 2450 København SV, Denmark
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VOLITO - Insect sensor to ensure sustainable crop management

VOLITO is a sensor technology for the digitalization of insects monitored pre-harvest in high-input crops. In-field sensors will enable farmers to only treat fields when and where it is really needed. New and improved solutions for farmers at the intersection of sensors, data acquisition and machine learning will assist growers in improving their insect control interventions. The ability to assess in-field insect populations under various conditions reduces the risk of crop failure, drives on-farm profitability, and helps the farmer and the industry to understand the agricultural field-environment interaction. GPS tagged data from all sensor installations will additionally provide the possibility to compare development from field-to-field, region-to-region, and country-to-country over time. This unique database will provide the agrochemical industry, regulators, environmental protection agencies and researchers a possibility to track broader impacts on the environment.

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Key features

  • 89%-96% accuracy range for insect classification
  • Near real-time access to insect data
  • Equivalent yields with lower amounts of chemistry (up to 30% reduction)
  • 100% improvement in access to insect biodiversity data

Profitability

  • Up to 1-week planning advantage
  • Up to 30% reduction in input costs
  • Payback in as little as two years

Categories of Application

Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab

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