Poison ivy is no fun. The goal of this wearable is to identify plants and help spot edibles. An added bonus is the glove sprays weed killer when poison ivy is detected! donutsorelse shared this fun project on Hackster.io.
In a literal sense, we’re aiming at poison ivy in an effort to destroy it and all it holds dear. But, in terms of what we’re going for with the project, the idea is fundamentally pretty simple. There will be a wearable someone can have on their hand/arm such that they can walk around and it’ll tell you what stuff is. If it’s a plant, it’ll tell what it is and light up green if it’s edible, yellow if it might be edible but more info is needed (like mushrooms with poisonous look-alikes), or red if it’s inedible/poisonous. And, for brownie points (and because it’s somewhat neat), we’ll automatically spray poison ivy.
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