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CES 2013: Parrot 'Flower Power' Monitors Plant Health over Bluetooth
Parrot, the company behind the iPhone-controlled AR Drone quadricoptor, has debuted its new Flower Power project at CES 2013.
The system consists of a two-pronged Bluetooth monitoring device that sticks in the soil, and an iPad app. The Verge has a rundown on how it works:
The app is updated every 15 minutes, pulling information from the device about the sunlight the plant receives, the ambient temperature, and the moisture level and fertilizer content of the soil.
When plants need attention, the app will provide push notifications, and an included graph allows for the long term tracking of plant health. According to CNET, the tongs can be moved from plant to plant and the system also works with lawns.
There is no word on a release date or pricing, but Parrot hopes to bring Flower Power to the market sometime in 2013.
Article Link: CES 2013: Parrot 'Flower Power' Monitors Plant Health over Bluetooth
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