Technology has been instrumental in the advancements in the cannabis landscape. It has truly revolutionized everything from how it is grown to how it is used.
Technology has come in many forms too. There are smart machines, apps, and gadgets. All these geared towards advancing the work cannabis has been doing.
Aspects of Cannabis
Data capture is an important aspect in the cannabis industry. When the plant is growing, there is a lot that needs to be monitored, a lot that the grower has to look out for.
A first time grower might get overwhelmed by the sheer amount of responsibility that comes with ensuring all is well with their plants at all times.
By having all the information at hand, you can plan for essential actions like adjustment of lighting or humidity.
You can ensure that moisture and nutrients stay optimum.
Technology has also been used to record user experience.
People are able to relay their own reactions to CBD, to track the efficacy of the strain.
This is incredibly helpful especially since CBD research is always in procession.
There is always something new to discover about cannabis and cannabidiol in particular. Through this data collected, such discoveries can be made.
Lighting is especially important in the growth of your cannabis plant.
The concentration of CBD can very well be manipulated by how well the light is regulated.
There are guidelines on exactly the kind of lighting necessary for the best results. However, a newbie might not know when to adjust the lighting.
They will not know when to limit and when to allow a little bit. They will not know how much is a little bit when the time comes. Lighting technology is a great cannabis invention.
It is able to direct you on how to use the lighting to your advantage and on how you can work the light so that maximum potency is achieved.
For any business to thrive, they must have some insight into customer behavior.
They must have an in with the minds of the customers. They must study trend and tastes. They must study preferences. They must study habits.
All these work to ensure the entity appeals to the customer. Customer intelligence technology allows vendors to strategize on discounts.
It allows the vendors to plan stock replenishment appropriately and efficiently. Through these platforms, one is also able to keep track of their inventories.
There are loyalty platforms too where users can share their experiences and preferences. People can derive advice and recommendations from these.
What to Look for in A Cannabis App
Ease of Use
You can tell exactly how hard or easy it will be to use an app just by looking at the interface. It should only have the necessities on the primary interface.
The thing about an app is that it should make things easier. It should not confuse you and make things harder. This is especially important if you are a newbie.
You need an app that will consider your scanty knowledge of the process. You might not do great but you will not completely flop either with a good well functional app.
Most apps provide the choice for users to interact and share ideas. It is great if one could choose one that offers the chance for users to connect.
This feature would be great, as it would offer encouragement to the novices.
It would help them see the journey of other growers. They would have real life experiences and situations to learn in addition to the virtual help.
The whole point of getting an app is to have all the necessary knowledge and information at your fingertips.
Ensure to find an app that is all-inclusive an app that provides as much information as possible for successful growing, one that allows CBD enthusiasts a chance to thrive, a chance to successfully and effectively use CBD.
Therefore, it is imperative that one get a fitting app. Do not get an app for growers when you really need one for users.
Cannabis plants may also suffer some afflictions.
One will probably be unable to tell what the affliction is and will therefore have trouble diagnosis and treating it.
There are platforms on which one can look up a definition of the physical presentation of the affliction but this leaves too much room for ambiguity.
Getting an expert will probably cost money. Apps like the Snap Hash provide this feature. Only a picture of the physical markers is required and perhaps some little bit of description.
The apps usually offer a side-by-side comparison of a diseased plant and a health one.
Imagine taking a picture of a room and being able to get an actual image of what it would look like with the plants in there.
Imagine being able to get a closer or exact estimate of how many plants would fit in a room. The lighting and humidity requirements and other specifications.
This would enable you to plan better for the project. It would enable you to have a better picture, so to speak, of what the project will look like once it commences.
It is a point and scan kind of thing. This was recently used at a state sponsored facility.
Regular bongs are huge and dangerous. There have been many reported bong incidents over the past few years. They can easily explode or cause injury in some other way.
They are also a little hard to use for newbies. They do not have an easy control and one has to contend with heat that is too high or too low most of the time.
The Puffco Peak was unveiled in 2018. It is a very sleek and small bong that sits on a table. It is battery operated. The dab can be heated in 20 seconds.
There are various heat settings, which makes it a great product for people with different preferences.
It also comes with a boot mode for people who like it hard and fast. Now, you can carry your dab kit with you when you travel.
There is another pen looking implement for dabbing. It is pocket sized and has numerous heat settings. One can get a constant 12 second heat without having to press down on the button.
CBD is best-consumed with a fatty base. CBD is not soluble in water so infusing it in dietary lipids is a good way to ensure effective absorption.
This even increases its bioavailability. The process is however quite arduous and tedious. This kit is a set and wait kind of situation.
It is prescribed for butter but it can be used with other fats. Making your edibles will not require so much prep.
Growing cannabis is not easy. There are many moving parts that one has to keep oiled so that nothing derails the process.
It looks like a fancy fridge and will not be misplaced in your home. It is controlled by an app that will be installed in your phone.
Through the app, you can monitor and control all aspects of growing cannabis.
You can even hook the box up to the house water and sewerage system so that the plants can be watered.
Since cannabis has a very distinctive smell, the box comes with a mechanism that bars the scents from wafting through the house.
The box also has a mechanism through which the cannabis can be cured.
Do Not Get Suckered
- Before committing to one app or gadget, ensure to do your due diligence. These things are updated every few months. Having to pay for the new updates can be very expensive. So ensure to find something that has all the necessary features and a little extra something. This way, whether you update or not all will be well. You can go a long while without needing top update. This will also ensure you get whatever is most appropriate and fitting for your needs.
- As part of your due diligence, research all the possible alternatives. The thing about the tech industry is that the most popular is not always the best there is. There could something better hiding under the shadows of the big names. Some no-name gadget or app out there that will simply blow your mind at perhaps half the price.
- There are many things to choose from. It is easy to get sucked into the vortex and overspending on unnecessary needs. So ensure to assess the importance of the app or gadget before committing to it. Will it actually improve your experience? What value will it add to your life?
This tech aspect to cannabis offers a whole new field for investors to play in. It is growing quickly and is promising to be quite sustainable.
This fact gives hope that the more invest in cannabis related markets the more chance there is a CBD-legal future.
Think about it, if it is legal then there will be more research. Then there will be more gadgets and apps to develop which will further widen the market.
Maybe it is blind hope but stranger things have happened.