What a cool invention! It is what you thought nothing more to discover what its functioning. The French company Parrot, well-known for the manufacture of hands-free devices, just introduced today at CES 2013 a tool super interesting for plant lovers, but also for those who have never known quite how to care for them. It is Parrot Flower Power, a sensor that has to be anchored to the ground floor you have in your home to receive continuous information of the conditions for its maintenance.
The operation of the Parrot Flower Power is so simple. Simply catch device, which is a kind of root will be integrated into the plant, so that the system begins to measure sunlight, moisture, temperature and the need for fertilizer. With six months of autonomy, you can find two different colors: emerald and wood.
The device works through Smart Bluetooth technology to inform the owner of the plant and specific daily needs of the plant, depending on the time of year and the nature of the species. In fact, in these calculations, the system is connected to an application that you can install on your mobile phone and makes use of a catalog of more than 6,000 plants, a database fully developed by a team of botanists. The only disadvantage of this system is that the application is only available for users of Apple iPhone and iPad. It is likely, however, that the firm eventually develop an app for terminals with Android or Windows Phone. It would be ideal to provide a truly useful to a greater number of users.
At the time of your plants require intervention, you will receive a notice through the application that will tell if you have to water it, give it some fertilizer or change of site to not give it much sun or cold. Each species, as you know, require a special individual care, so you have to watch out for announcements Parrot Flower Power. Aside from getting a healthier plants and bright, gradually learn to care for them. Yes, Parrot sensor can also be a great tool to learn how to be a good fielder.
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Furthermore, the application will help you find the name of the plant searching for colors, which will be of great help if you are not experts and do not know its exact name. Unfortunately, the Parrot Flower Power has not yet been submitted as a commercial product but as a prototype, although the device – fully finished and ready to reach the user’s hands – will be available in the middle of this year 2013. The price is still unknown.