Tag: hydroponic

HAPI Re-Engineered

The last post on this site regard­ing the HAPI tech­nol­o­gy stack, announc­ing the 2.0 firmware alpha release, was near­ly a year and a half ago. It hint­ed at good things to come. Short­ly there­after, the HAPI project start­ed los­ing steam. I won’t go into details but suf­fice it to say that tech­ni­cal devel­op­ment had slowed to… 


Automatic Plant Irrigation System

Pieter Blok is a researcher at PlantRe­search BV in the Nether­lands. He devel­oped this auto­mat­ic water­ing sys­tem to keep a his con­tain­er gar­den of spe­cial­ty pep­pers ade­quate­ly watered. The sys­tem has a water bar­rel and pump, con­trolled by an Arduino unit that reads a soil humid­i­ty sen­sor in a pep­per pot. When the soil humid­i­ty…