Operating underground drones from the surface to keep miners safe

As technology advances, machines are increasingly replacing people in jobs that involve dangerous conditions. Clickmox Solutions is developing a system that enables unexplored cavities of underground mines to be surveyed before miners begin any work in the area.

Unlocking the yield potential of indoor crops

Most existing technologies help farmers by providing data on growing conditions such as light, moisture, pH, air temperature and humidity. Bloom, a Toronto-based software company and subsidiary of Normative Inc., is focused on extracting data about the crop itself.