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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:
* Plant
* Plant
* Arduino
* Arduino; the microcontroller, a small computer you can program.
* Computer
* Computer
* Some electronic parts for a simple circuit
* Some electronic parts for a simple circuit
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* Twitter account
* Twitter account


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


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


Step 2  
Step 2  

Revision as of 22:42, 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

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