At a glance
- The Bilby™ is a below ground communications node that connects to any SD1-12 sensor.
- It will revolutionise soil moisture sensing in agriculture.
- This project will attract and work with an industry partner(s) to bring the Bilby™ to market.
What is the Bilby™?
The Bilby™ is a below ground communications node that connects to any SD1-12 sensor, including the enviroscan and enviropro. By locating it underground, it is kept safe from damage by stock, machinery or pests.
How does it work?
The equipment will enable growers to install sensors in the actual production zone.
What are the benefits?
Commercialisation and adoption of the Bilby will revolutionise soil moisture sensing in agriculture and enable better and sustainable irrigation management, enhancing productivity and profitability.
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This project is funded by the CRC for High Performance Soils Ltd Grant