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Give your plants a voice!
Give your plants a voice!
To make your plant tweet when it needs water you need the following:
To make your plant tweet when it needs water you need the following:
* The circuit
* Plant
* Arduino
* Computer
* Some electronic parts for a simple circuit
* Arduino software
* Arduino software
* Processing software
* Processing software
* Internet connection
* Twitter account
The Arduino is a microcontroller; a small computer you can program.
Step 1
Connect your plant via a simple circuit to an Arduino.
[[File:Arduino-plant.png]]
Step 2
Upload these lines of code to the Arduino via the computer
Step 3
Run the processing software on the computer. The processing software can be found at https://github.com/arjan/talkingplant/tree/master/PlantProcessing


Your plant is connected to an Arduino via a simple circuit. The Arduino is a microcontroller; a small computer you can program.
The Arduino is connected to a computer with the processing 'tweet' sketch running.


[https://github.com/arjan/talkingplant github.com/arjan/talkingplant]
[https://github.com/arjan/talkingplant github.com/arjan/talkingplant]

Revision as of 23:39, 14 December 2015

Give your plants a voice! To make your plant tweet when it needs water you need the following:

  • Plant
  • Arduino
  • Computer
  • Some electronic parts for a simple circuit
  • Arduino software
  • Processing software
  • Internet connection
  • Twitter account

The Arduino is a microcontroller; a small computer you can program.

Step 1 Connect your plant via a simple circuit to an Arduino. Arduino-plant.png

Step 2 Upload these lines of code to the Arduino via the computer

Step 3 Run the processing software on the computer. The processing software can be found at https://github.com/arjan/talkingplant/tree/master/PlantProcessing


github.com/arjan/talkingplant