Botany from Horst-Meterik and Aris from Eindhoven have created a new joint venture: PhenoVerius.
PhenoVerius focusses on sales, service and further development of observation systems for plant-related pests and diseases. The management of PhenoVerius is formed by Peter Korsten and Rien den Boer.
For the past 2 years, Aris and Botany have been working together in the field of automated insect detection using artificial intelligence. Aris has been active for 25 years in the field of vision technology for plant phenotyping purposes. For several years, Aris has been using "Deep Learning" in its products.Botany is specialized for over 15 years in the development of products for professional greenhouse horticulture, open-field horticulture and indoor farming.
The joint venture PhenoVerius combines Botany and Aris' expertise in vision, artificial intelligence and phenotyping. By joining forces at this time the companies achieve a broader market which fits the strategic direction of both organizations.