The Raspberry Pi, with is large set of GPIO options is a great platform to build environmental monitoring and control hardware. An hundreds sensors, controls and scores of existing software libraries greatly simplify the process of building your own. We’ve put together some instructions and some software to help get started.

OpenTHC is building hardware and software technology for the future of horticulture computing. Many times these processes are referred to as Seed-to-Sale or Track-and-Trace. And for high value crops, technology can offer more than simple regulatory compliance solutions. We’ve got some grand plans Data Integrity: common models, json-schema. Data Interfaces: working with State APIs and creating common interfaces. Directory Services: so that companies in this space can find each other.