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


[[File:Arduino-plant.png|400px]]   
[[File:Arduino-plant.png|400px]]   


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


Step 3  
[[File:Arduino-plant-code.png|400px]] 
Run the processing software on the computer. The processing software can be found at https://github.com/arjan/talkingplant/tree/master/PlantProcessing
 
'''Step 3''' 
Run the processing software on the computer.  
[[File:Processing.png|400px]] 
 
The processing software can be found at https://github.com/arjan/talkingplant/tree/master/PlantProcessing





Revision as of 23:46, 14 December 2015

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

  • Plant
  • Arduino; the microcontroller, a small computer you can program.
  • Computer
  • Some electronic parts for a simple circuit
  • Arduino software
  • Processing software
  • Internet connection
  • Twitter account


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

Arduino-plant-code.png

Step 3

Run the processing software on the computer. Processing.png

The processing software can be found at https://github.com/arjan/talkingplant/tree/master/PlantProcessing


github.com/arjan/talkingplant