Photos: How tech is shaping the future of food


Bitponics is a personal gardening assistant to help monitor, analyze, and service a hydroponic garden. It has sensors that monitor the garden's health and environment. The Bitponics Cloud runs a personal Grow Plan, which runs crowdsourced blueprints for garden care, as well as sensor readings and shared tips from the community.


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Image: Bitponics

By Lyndsey Gilpin

Lyndsey Gilpin is a former Staff Writer for TechRepublic, covering sustainability and entrepreneurship. She's co-author of the book Follow the Geeks.