In order to facilitate long-term storage and long-distance transportation, fruit and vegetables are picked in advance, then ripened before selling. Post-harvest ripening is the process of bringing unripe fruit and vegetables to obtain their optimal flavor, quality, and textural properties. To speed up the ripening, Linovision’s carbon dioxide monitoring sensor can be used in the ripening room to help control the ventilation system to enhance the post-harvest ripening process of fruit and vegetables.
- Timely alert of the high level of CO2
- Automatic ventilation control
- Requirement for long-term maintenance-free solution
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is a by-product of the ripening process. During respiration, fruit and vegetables release carbon dioxide which highly restrains fruit and vegetables’ metabolism. Hence, high level of carbon dioxide concentrations slows down the ripening process, resulting in adversely affecting fruit and vegetables’ quality. So the ripening room must be ventilated to keep the carbon dioxide at a constantly suitable level.
For more efficient control and optimization of the ripening process and to improve fruit and vegetables’ quality, Linovision IOT-S500CO2 carbon dioxide monitoring sensor can be used to help understand when to activate the ventilation system. IOT-S500CO2 provides highly accurate measurement in harsh environments. What’s more, the built-in 19000 mAh high-capacity battery makes IOT-S500CO2 suitable for 10-year maintenance-free applications. Once the CO2 level reaches the threshold, LoRaWAN®-based IOT-S500UDL will immediately send out the alert to Linovision IoT Cloud or third-party cloud platforms. Based on an intelligent trigger system, Linovision IoT Cloud can automatically turn on the ventilation system with the help of the ventilation controller. By implementing the Linovision CO2 monitoring solution, the ripening room can enhance post-harvest ripening process of fruit and vegetables with optimum product quality.
7*24 Accurate Monitoring and Immediate Alert
IOT-S500CO2 offers highly accurate CO2 measurement 7*24 and sends out an immediate alert once the CO2 level reaches the threshold.
Automatic Ventilation Control
Based on an intelligent IF-THEN Command system, Milesight IoT Cloud can automatically control the ventilation system to maintain a suitable ripening environment.
Industrial-Grade Design and Years-Long Use Life
Equipped with an IP67 enclosure and 19000 mAh Li-SOCL2 battery, IOT-S500CO2 can be deployed inside a ripening room with 10 years-long product life.