Hiphen SA, a Data Analytics Company based in Avignon, France, has merged with SlantRange, Inc., a San Diego-based firm specializing in crop performance prediction and quantification. The merger brings together Hiphen’s expertise in image analysis and solution systems with SlantRange’s extensive patent portfolio, engineering skills, and data sciences capabilities. The combined company will operate under the Hiphen brand globally and aims to deliver enhanced services and tools for the global agriculture market.
The merger allows Hiphen to expand its presence in the North American market while leveraging SlantRange’s customer base and industry relationships. The company seeks to provide impactful analytical tools to the agriculture industry, enabling accurate and efficient quantification and prediction of plant development in response to various factors such as management practices, genetics, and environmental conditions.
The collaboration aims to advance remote sensing and data science methods that can contribute to improving global food production efficiency and sustainability. By supplying innovative solutions to agricultural researchers and producers, the merged entity aspires to help meet the growing demands of the 21st-century agriculture industry.
The joint efforts of Hiphen and SlantRange aim to empower seed breeders, product developers, food processors, vertical farms, and crop researchers with valuable data analytics and remote sensing tools, ultimately enhancing agricultural productivity and addressing the global challenges of food production.