Smart Mod­ules form the foun­da­tion of the HAPI plat­form. They are small com­put­ers inside an plas­tic shell that effec­tive­ly self-orga­nize into a fault tol­er­ant mesh. Each mod­ule has a sen­sor or pow­er con­trol con­nect­ed to it. Smart Mod­ules com­mu­ni­cate over a WiFi net­work in order to find one anoth­er, run sched­uled jobs like data col­lec­tion or turn­ing some­thing on/off or check­ing if a sen­sor read­ing requires user noti­fi­ca­tion. Any Smart Mod­ule can act as the site com­mu­ni­ca­tions hub and any mod­ule can run the site Sched­uler, there­fore we refer to these func­tions as “tran­sient”. Sen­sor and Mod­ule-lev­el data col­lect­ed at a site can be pushed to a cloud-based ana­lyt­ics capa­bil­i­ty (Grafana on InfluxDB) on a reg­u­lar basis.

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HAPI (Hydro­ponic Automa­tion Plat­form Ini­tia­tive) is an open-source project of Maya Cul­pa, LLC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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