Swiss army knife for soil sensing
Our overall vision is combining modern soil spectral sensing, field and laboratory probes into a cheap and efficient pocket-sized soil laboratory. With the aim to develop a global approach for identifying local solutions.
Our handheld spectrometer is a science-grade light sensor for identifying the composition of soils and other materials. At xSpectre we have added external probes for direct field soil testing and Ion Selective Electrodes for laboratory analysis, hence the + in spectrometer+.
Rapid technological development has paved the way for xSpectre's spectrometer+. Minituarisation in microcontrollers and sensors. Translation between spectra and soil properties supported by Artificial Intelligence (AI). App development and publication using cloud resources.
We at xSpectre recognize three typical customers: basic, precision and professional. Basic users get a spectrometer to analyze soils; precision users get a spectrometer+ and can improve their own spectral models; professional users also get lab-equipment and can make maps from satellite images.