November 1, 2023
ICP Electronics Australia is proud to introduce ICP DAS EC2-C32. Urban farming is emerging as a sustainable solution to the growing food demand in densely populated cities. As urban areas continue to expand, the need for fresh and locally-sourced produce becomes increasingly vital. This is where the concept of urban farming steps in, transforming rooftops, balconies, and vacant lots into green oases of food production.
The advantages of urban farming extend beyond just food production. It contributes to reducing the urban heat island effect, a phenomenon where city areas experience higher temperatures than rural areas. By introducing green spaces, cities can combat this effect, leading to cooler urban environments. Moreover, urban farms act as carbon sinks, absorbing CO2 and releasing oxygen, thereby playing a pivotal role in combating climate change.
Another significant benefit is the reduced transportation costs and emissions. When food is grown locally, it eliminates the need for long-distance transportation, leading to fresher produce and a decrease in carbon footprint. Furthermore, urban farming promotes community engagement. Residents can come together, share knowledge, and work collectively towards a common goal.
In essence, urban farming is not just a trend; it’s a necessity. As we move forward, embracing this green revolution will be crucial for sustainable urban living and the well-being of our planet.
- On the ﬂy processing: EtherCAT
- 2 x RJ-45 bus interface
- Maximum distance between Stations can be up to 100 m (100BASE-TX)
- Support daisy chain connection
- Removable terminal block connector
- LED indicators for the I/O status
- Built-In isolated 32-channel digital outputs
- Configurable Power-on Value Settings
- Keep output values after state machine change