Benny, the intelligent plant

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This is the history about Benny, a living room plant near death, and how his geeky patron made him intelligent by hooking him up with some sensors, and connecting him to Azure.

The spoken language is Norwegian, but the video is captioned in English.

Benny's values and the project website:

Built on the following technologies:

  • Mainboard is a Gadgeteer Hydra
  • Code written using C# and the .Net Micro Framework
  • Internet connection through an Asus Access Point (The triangular device behind the electronics in the video)
  • Azure WebSite for the home page and also reception of sensor data
  • Azure Data Tables for storage

Leave a comment or contact me on @digitaldias (twitter) if you'd like to learn more about this




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