PyPortal Pet Planter with Adafruit IO

By on April 3, 2020
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Build a smart planter with Adafruit PyPortal and CircuitPython. Monitor your plants vitals with Adafruit STEMMA Soil Sensor and plot moisture and temperature data. Use Adafruit IO to create a visual dashboard with gauges of your plants water levels.

The display shows an animation of the water levels and moisture and temperature values. The planter will play custom audio alerts when the water is too high or low.

The enclosure design mimics our PyPortal retro cases. Thick bezels and round edges makes the build look simple and cute. With the soil sensor hidden inside the planter, it’s gives the plant a clean look and lets it show off its flora.

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About Emanuele Signoretta

Studying electronics and communication engineering at Politecnico di Torino. Electronics, IT and Open Source enthusiast.

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