Steinar Henskes on From Founder To CEO podcast

Todd Uterstaedt interviewed Steinar Henskes on the transition from Founder to CEO. He speaks about: This quote: “I really took the lean startup approach…I developed a very simple product…sold it to farmers because they were the easiest customers. From the money I earned from that we started to develop more and produce [...]

Steinar Henskes on From Founder To CEO podcast2016-11-21T11:47:47+00:00

UK airport using Star Wars-style £8,000 ‘lightsaber’ to scare off birds that pose threat to planes

UK airport using Star Wars-style £8,000 'lightsaber' to scare off birds that pose threat to planes Dundee Airport has turned to gadget that shines laser for over a mile Officials believe laser is more effective than using noise to scare birds The device guarantees that the birds fly off in the [...]

UK airport using Star Wars-style £8,000 ‘lightsaber’ to scare off birds that pose threat to planes2016-11-21T11:47:48+00:00

StartupDelta Advisor Steinar Henskes: “Promote Our Own Stars'”

By the age of 18, Steinar Henskes had already won a Dutch Judo championship. He was passionate about judo but also about laser technology and entrepreneurship. At the age of twenty he was already the owner of several small companies. He had a company that developed applications using laser light and he [...]

StartupDelta Advisor Steinar Henskes: “Promote Our Own Stars'”2016-11-21T11:47:52+00:00

Bird hazard: laser-like focus on flock pit woes

Steinar Henskes' visit to Australia last June did not only excite the Australian horticulture business, but now also the aviation industry is looking into the possibilities of our innovative bird repellent laser technology as can be read in the following article: Bird hazard: laser-like focus on flock pit woes Green lasers usually [...]

Bird hazard: laser-like focus on flock pit woes2016-11-21T11:47:58+00:00

Lasers prove to be efficient pigeon deterrent in farm trial

It may sound like something from a 1960s B-film, but a project in North Yorkshire that uses lasers to deter pigeons is proving remarkably successful. Gavin Milson, project technical assistant at Stockbridge Technology Centre, Cranfield University and high-tech GPS company Manterra reckon that using laser-based bird deterrents could be a cost-effective answer [...]

Lasers prove to be efficient pigeon deterrent in farm trial2016-11-21T11:48:02+00:00

Dutch start-up conquers the world

At just 24 years old, he has been hailed as the best student entrepreneur worldwide; his products are sold in seventy countries and he has just opened a new office in Boston. Born in Haarlem, Steinar Henskes is the founder and director of the Bird Control Group, a company that uses intelligent laser technology to [...]

Dutch start-up conquers the world2016-11-21T11:48:09+00:00

Laser technology an eco-friendly way for farmers to protect crop from birds, possibly bats

Laser technology initially developed to scare birds away from airports is becoming increasingly popular in the horticulture sector by farmers wanting to protect their crop. Already, a small handful of Australian growers use laser beam devices to keep bird pests away, but now the Dutch inventor of the product [...]

Laser technology an eco-friendly way for farmers to protect crop from birds, possibly bats2016-11-21T11:48:16+00:00

Teching-up the hort landscape

LASER beams, robots and mid-air vegetable cultivation will be on the agenda for over 100 of the country’s leading vegetable growers at the 2015 Global Technologies in Horticulture Seminar to be held on Thursday, June 25, at Jupiters Gold Coast. The seminar aims to educate Australian growers on the futuristic technology they can employ on-farm, [...]

Teching-up the hort landscape2016-11-21T11:48:16+00:00

EO Global Student Entrepreneur Awards Finals – ‘Entrepreneurship is an Adventure’

Each year the Entrepreneur's Organization (EO) hosts the Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards (GSEA). This year, more than 2,000 student entrepreneurs from over 38 countries competed in rigorous local, regional and national competitions. The top 44 student entrepreneurs were then selected to compete in GSEA Global Finals held in Washington, [...]

EO Global Student Entrepreneur Awards Finals – ‘Entrepreneurship is an Adventure’2016-11-21T11:48:17+00:00

Steinar Henskes wins Global Entrepreneurship Award

Student CEO Steinar Henskes Bests 2,000 Competitors From 38 Countries for the Win The Entrepreneurs' Organization's (EO) Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA), the premier global competition honoring the top student entrepreneurs who have founded and are running revenue-generating businesses, named Steinar Henskes, CEO of Bird Control Group from the Netherlands, as Global [...]

Steinar Henskes wins Global Entrepreneurship Award2016-11-21T11:48:18+00:00

Meet robocrow: Machines shooting long-range laser beams to scare birds away replace scarecrows

The lasers sweep at random across an area from 200 acres to 3,000 acres Robot fires intense beams of green light from on top of a tower across field Laser works by creating movement in the field that birds cannot identify Dutch farmer reports laser kept flocks of crows away from his orchard It is [...]

Meet robocrow: Machines shooting long-range laser beams to scare birds away replace scarecrows2016-11-21T11:48:25+00:00

Pest Control News features Agrilaser Autonomic

Agrilaser Autonomic The Agrilaser Autonomic is a fully automatic and autonomous system using laser bird repellent technology to repel birds and other animals 24/7 from an area of 12 square kilometres. Birds perceive the laser beam as an imminent physical danger to which they do not get accustomed. The system has been tested by an [...]

Pest Control News features Agrilaser Autonomic2016-11-21T11:48:27+00:00

Netherlands report successful test of bird repellent robot

A test conducted by CLM Research and Advice confirms that laser beams are an effective method to scare away birds from orchards. The innovative Agrilaser bird repellent robot provides an automated solution and does not cause nuisance to nearby residents. CLM tested the Agrilaser Autonomic in an apple and pear orchard last summer. Before the [...]

Netherlands report successful test of bird repellent robot2016-11-21T11:48:28+00:00

New Technology Tested In Europe As Bird Repellent

Agrilaser, distributed by Bird Control Group, is a newly-released automated bird repellent robot which randomizes laser beams to keep birds out of apple and pear orchards. The laser trajectory is programmed through a grower’s laptop or tablet, and makes random sweeps in an area ranging from approximately 200 acres to 3,000 acres, depending on weather [...]

New Technology Tested In Europe As Bird Repellent2016-11-21T11:48:28+00:00

Keeping Birds Away From Runways, Oil Rigs, And Agriculture With Laser Beams (article Fast Company)

Birds are beautiful—but also a problem for many industries. They can get caught in aircraft engines, pick apart farm crops, and pollute animal feeding troughs. They frustrate oil-rig and warehouse managers, greenskeepers, and fishermen. This is why a Dutch entrepreneur, Steinar Henskes, has developed specially designed laser beams intended to scare birds away. Still only [...]

Keeping Birds Away From Runways, Oil Rigs, And Agriculture With Laser Beams (article Fast Company)2015-06-03T13:59:28+00:00

Gulls be gone: Bird-scaring laser guns to be used by farmers and seaside shops

If your garden relaxation or trips to the seaside are constantly plagued by annoying seagulls, wildlife experts have offered a very James Bond-style solution — a laser gun. Don't worry, this isn't some kind of doomsday laser from a satellite but a handheld gadget called the Agrilaser, approved by Government advisors Natural England. Dubbed the [...]

Gulls be gone: Bird-scaring laser guns to be used by farmers and seaside shops2015-06-03T14:02:27+00:00

Laser gun used as ‘scarecrow of 21st century’ and to ward off seagulls

Shop and cafe owners across Devon and Cornwall are using water squirters to scare off gulls but the solution to the aerial menace may be more space-age. Special laser guns could be the answer to scare off the gulls that plague our coastal resorts. Natural England have told people trying to tackle the menace [...]

Laser gun used as ‘scarecrow of 21st century’ and to ward off seagulls2016-11-21T11:48:42+00:00

AeroNewsTV covering the Aerolaser Handheld at Southampton Airport

At around 60 miles south of London, Southampton Airport is a pioneer of wildlife hazard prevention in Britain. With the use of the Aerolaser® Handheld, the Southampton Airport bird control unit is increasing the efficiency of bird strike prevention tactics and makes airside operations even safer.

AeroNewsTV covering the Aerolaser Handheld at Southampton Airport2016-11-21T11:48:43+00:00

Laser beams may banish bats

Laser beams may banish bats A New Zealand farmer says laser beams are the best solution for dispersing flying foxes on the Sunshine Coast. The high-tech suggestion comes as the Sunshine Coast Council begins a second round of non-lethal dispersal action at the Cassia Wildlife Corridor near Coolum. About 40 per cent of the 2,500 [...]

Laser beams may banish bats2016-11-21T11:48:43+00:00