Making a plant watering reminder system with LaunchPad

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Fortunately enough, there are tools available that make it easy for developers to rapidly prototype their own solution using the TI LaunchPad development tools,Energia software & Grove sensor modules from SeeedStudio.

In this tutorial, I'll walk you through how to create your very own Internet-connected flower pot moisture sensor that will send you a text message when your plant needs water!


Here's what you'll need

Here's a quick video on how to plug everything together! In this tutorial, we will have the Grove Moisture sensor connected to pin 23 of the LaunchPad:

Reading the analog Moisture sensor

Using Temboo to interact with various cloud services

Triggering a text message with Temboo & Twilio

Trigger a text message when sensor values exceed a threshold

AND THAT'S A WRAP!

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