Vortex Research Inc.
Research and Product Development

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Custom Designs

Robotics Controllers
Multipoint Digital I/O
& 24Ch A/D & D/A
(Commercial and Military)

Complex Waveform
Generators (Commercial and Military)

16/24 Channel
Electric Fence Detection and
System Controller

Fast Prototyping and Concept Proofing
(Lake/Ocean bottom Silt Level Detection)

Cellulose Ethanol Processing and

Lighting and Robotics


Test Bed 1
Used primarily to test new biological processes and Hydroponic solutions.
Also used for Aeroponic research for zero-G environments.

Test Bed 2
Exterior of TB2 with cooling controls in background. TB2 is used to test long term solutions and effects. Primarily these are biological enhancements but can include mechanical developments and lighting systems. TB2 is approximately 5' by 8'.

Interior of TB2 showing a 7 day old test lettuce crop.

Interior of TB2 showing light positioning.

GroWarium 1
Initial frame construction.

View of the non-linear growth expander rail assembly and positioning.

Completed unit housing lighting systems, automation and environmental controls. This unit is capable of producing harvests of 96 to 144 plants per day, crop dependent.



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