Intelligent LED Horticulture
Vertical farming is just one way of growing vegetables without destroying forests for farm land. Alexander Gerfer, CTO of Würth Elektronik, explains how smartly controlled LED lights can be used for indoor agriculture that requires very little water and no pesticides.
Alexander Gerfer is Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer of Würth Elektronik eiSos group, one of Europe's largest manufacturers of electronic and electromechanical components. He graduated from the engineering school of communications engineering at the Rheinische Akademie Köln and studied electrical engineer (FH) at the Rheinische Fachhochschule.