How to get your plant talk
Give your plants a voice!
To make your plant tweet when it needs water you need the following:
- Arduino; the microcontroller, a small computer you can program.
- Some electronic parts for a simple circuit
- Arduino software
- Processing software
- Internet connection
- Twitter account
Connect your plant via a simple circuit to an Arduino.
Upload these lines of code to the Arduino via the computer
The Arduino code can be found at https://github.com/arjan/talkingplant/blob/master/PlantArduino/PlantArduino.ino
Run the Processing plant tweet sketch on the computer.
The Processing sketch can be found at https://github.com/arjan/talkingplant/tree/master/PlantProcessing
Water your plant in case it tweets Hey man I'm thirsty as hell #watermeplease.
The Arduino and Processing github.com/arjan/talkingplant