The first artificial intelligence (AI) enabled augmented reality crop management system may be coming to an indoor farm near you very soon. Huxley combines machine learning, computer vision and an augmented reality interface to essentially allow anyone to be a master farmer.
With the help of a wearable technology like Google Glass, the user is presented with information about the plants in any indoor farm. Huxley’s AI aims to detect and diagnose visual anomalies and then suggest an action to mitigate the issue while correlating it with environmental data to determine the cause. And since AI keeps getting smarter with every harvest, founder Ryan Hooks says it won’t be long until the world’s greatest expert on hydroponic growing isn’t a human