| January 9, 2013 | No comment yet
Parrot may be best known for its incredible iPad-compatible toy, the AR.Drone 2.0, but that didn’t stop the gadget maker from thinking outside the box to come up with a new and innovative way to care for houseplants. At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) the company unveiled Flower Power.
This handy-dandy sensor acts as a translator so your plants can tell you what they need. Whether it’s more sun, less water, or a new supply of fertilizer, you’ll always know how to best care for your living greenery.
Once you’ve placed the Flower Power sensor into the plant’s soil, it will read the soil moister, fertilizer level, temperature, and sunlight. Based on the type of plant, you’ll receive alerts whenever something isn’t right. If you normally keep your plant on the porch, but the weather is starting to chill, you’ll receive a notification on your iPad that your plant is getting cold. If the soil has dried out too much, you’ll receive a notification that you need to water it. If your sunlight-loving greenery feels left in the dark, you’ll get an alert telling you to brighten up the place.
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