06 Jan '12, 9pm

DIY Kit Allows Plants To Tweet When They’re Thirsty

DIY Kit Allows Plants To Tweet When They’re Thirsty

That’s right, everyone is joining Twitter – even your plants. Botanicalls forges a new channel of communication between humans and their plants and strives to improve inter-species understanding. When your plant needs water, it will post an update to Twitter letting you know that it is thirsty. It will even tweet a thank you message after you water it. Check out some tweets by a Botanicalls enabled plant @Pothos . Botanicalls comes in a DIY kit that contains approximately 30 pieces and requires some soldering skills. Don’t stress if you aren’t a tech nerd, there is a step by step assembly guide available online. The ATmega328 microcontroller comes pre-programmed, but you can customize it with your own messages. The only things you need to provide are a plant, a network connection through an ethernet cable, and a power outlet. After you are done building, the kit will manif...

Full article: http://crispgreen.com/2012/01/diy-kit-allows-plants-to-tw...

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