The garden computer automatically maintains the garden in an intelligent way and streams data to a server where it can be viewed in real time or plotted historically. An informational video and possibly live data should also be available on a screen at the instillation.
- Wind speed and direction
- Barometric pressure
- Ambient noise level?
100% solar powered
Live data and historical data
Live pictures and time laps videos
BeagleBone embedded computer running Ubuntu Linux
Pan Tilt Wifi camera for live streaming and time-laps
Soil PH sensors?
Electrically actuated valves
Solar power panel and SLA battery
Gardenbot – open source project is a good place to start for the garden control software
Sensor data periodically sent to server as HTTP GET / POST
Web access (server functions)
- Real time data
- JSON stream API
- Historical data
- Plots – selectable time window and channels
- Download – selectable time window and sub-sampling