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Junyi Heo’s Digital Pot Gives Your Plant a Face!

Posted By Jorge Chapa On June 4, 2008 @ 12:33 pm In Botanical,Gardening,green gadgets,Interactive Objects | 6 Comments

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If only plants could speak, it would be so much easier to take care of them. Thats why our faces lit up when we spotted this awesome Digital Pot [2] by Junyi Heo. Designed to relay the needs of individual plants through an interactive display of simulated plant ‘facial expressions’, this idea just might make green thumbs out of the most challenged window gardeners. Trying to make plants speak might be a bit challenging, but with such a cute face on this design, we couldn’t resist learning more.

The Digital Pot [2] can only be described as the next evolution in potted plant technology. The vessel is filled with moisture, temperature and soil sensors that can determine whether or not the plant’s basic need are being properly met. While a simple red light could’ve done the trick, Junyi went a step further and added an LCD screen to the side of the pot than lets the plant’s status be told by different facial expressions.

We can’t help but think that if all plants came in a pot like this taking care of them would be much easier. This would be a perfect addition to every green geek’s home. Now, if we could only get our hands on one.

+ The Digital Pot @ Yanko Design [2]


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[2] Digital Pot: http://www.yankodesign.com/index.php/2008/05/28/plants-tell-you-what-they-want/

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