ChatBotany

ChatBot Interface For Your Plant Friend

ChatBotany is a physical computing project that allows individuals to maintain a remote connection to their beloved house plants through a chatbot. It explores the impact conversation user interfaces have on intimate relationships—user interviews revealed many people care and talk to their plants on a daily basis—and how an Internet of Things (IoT) device could support remote plant care.

Process blog post

www.chatbotany.xyz (demo site)

Watering demo

Voicemail demo

Selfie demo

Tools

  • Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+
  • Rapsberry Pi webcamera
  • Node.js
  • Facebook Messenger API
  • Soil moisture sensor
  • Laser cutter

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