Month: August 2016

Biolumic’s UV plant technology extends beyond crop growth

Biolumic’s UV plant technology extends beyond crop growth

Originally published on Scoop.co.nz   Aug. 26 (BusinessDesk) – Agritech start-up Biolumic, which increases crop yields by applying ultraviolet (UV) light to seeds, seedlings, and plants, is also treating them for resistance to pests and disease. The Palmerston North-based company was founded in 2012 by chief scientific officer Jason Wargent, who is a Massey University-based […]

Augmented Reality’s Pokemon Moment

Augmented Reality’s Pokemon Moment

Originally published on Stuff.co.nz  MICHAEL WRIGHT/FAIRFAX NZ Candice Bresser and Calvin Baverstock catching ’em all at the Pokemon Go hotspot in Sumner, Christchurch. Pokemon have re-entered the cultural consciousness through the mega-hit mobile app Pokemon Go. As well has being a success with gamers, it may finally introduce the world to the idea of augmented reality. […]