Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - March 18, 2021) - Sensor Technologies Corp. (CSE: SENS) ("Sensor") is pleased to provide an update on its proposed acquisition of EmersonGrow Technology Inc. ("EmersonGrow"). Further to Sensor's press release of January 20, 2020 and February 1, 2021, Sensor still intends to acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities in the capital of EmersonGrow (the "Proposed Acquisition").
Sensor and the shareholders of EmersonGrow have not yet executed a definitive agreement with respect to the Proposed Acquisition as the parties have determined that the original terms of the Proposed Acquisition need to be revised in light of the current economic environment. Sensor and EmersonGrow are currently discussing revised terms for the Proposed Acquisition. Sensor will be providing an update once such terms are agreed to.
The entering into of the definitive agreement will be considered a fundamental change under Policy 8 of the Canadian Securities Exchange ("CSE") and, as such, will subject to all of the requirements of Policy 8 including, but not limited to, CSE and shareholder approval.
Sensor would also like to announce that an aggregate of $345,000 of debentures was converted into common shares at the conversion price of $0.05 per share. Sensor will look to continue to strengthen its balance sheet by settling additional debt.
About EmersonGrow Technology Inc.
EmersonGrow is a Canadian AgTech company specializing in Digital LED Grow Lights with Integrated IOT capabilities for the Global Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) industry. The Company's patented hardware and software interface enables the full and independent digital control of an LED Light's spectrum, allowing growers to create their own proprietary 'Light Recipes' for different plant cultivars grown in various environments.
In addition to evolving lighting design and hardware components, EmersonGrow is launching a Mobile App for growers to control their digital lights and connect and collaborate with other growers around the world. The App includes a Recipe Store for the sharing of optimal lighting and climate conditions between commercial, hobby and home growers, helping to bridge the knowledge gap between the World's best master growers and emerging growers in greenhouse, horticulture vertical farming and
LED Grow Lights are wildly used in vertical farming, commercial greenhouses, and cannabis cultivation as growers and operators are increasingly aware of the long-term operational benefits, such as energy efficiency, low heat emission, versatile hardware design, space saving, extended lifespan and the ability to apply a targeted spectrum of light that serves to maximize a plants photosynthetic conversion capabilities. As LED grow lights have been adopted by world-class operators, the trend of indoor growing has becoming more popular than ever. The industry trend for indoor farming have sparked the growth of LED grow lights market, which is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.86% from 2020 to 2022.
EmersonGrow was founded on a vision to transform a growers lighting experience from analog control to a fully digital interface, promoting total control for a grower to apply the right light, at the right intensity, at the right time throughout a plant's lifecycle, maximizing energy savings without compromising yield. The digital interface and innovative lighting designs provided by EmersonGrow aim to maximize the operational and energy efficiency of grower operations around the world. The company plans to further enable AI and machine learning capabilities in their lighting products through the integration of data collection devices to their light designs, creating a cloud database of global plant and environment data.
Sensor develops non-intrusive asset health monitoring sensor systems for the oil and gas market to help operators track the thinning of pipelines and refinery vessels due to corrosion/erosion, strain due to bending/buckling and process pressure and temperature. Sensor's FT fiber optic sensor and corrosion monitoring systems allow cost-effective, 24/7 remote monitoring capabilities to improve scheduled maintenance operations, avoid unnecessary shutdowns, and prevent accidents and leaks.
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