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Check out a free zoom lecture from Eastern Nazarene College today at 4:30. One of the topics will be a Pi based plant growth station:

The Plant Growth Station (PGS) is a product designed to aid customers in the process of growing their own plants. Using a web application, a Raspberry Pi, and two sensors, the product gives users access to sensor data such as the air temperature, humidity level, and light level that the plant is exposed to. This sensor data is displayed in graphs that update every five seconds to achieve near real-time monitoring of the plant’s environmental conditions. The application provides multiple features for users such as user registration and login, password reset function, username and profile picture creation and personalization, post creation and sharing, etc. Email services are also included in the application such as personalized email alerts when sensor values go above or below user-defined thresholds, and daily email reports with the average sensor values of the past day. Unlike self-watering pots or similar automated pots and comparable products, the main purpose of the PGS is to give the user useful information of the plant’s environment to help ensure that the plant is evolving under optimal conditions. Therefore, the PGS allows the user to have the complete gardening experience for themselves, with all the decisions involved in it, while providing useful information that enable the user to better take care of the plants.

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