"Botanicus Interacticus" - Interactive Plant Technology



The Botanicus Interacticus Is A New Program Which Can Turn Your Household Plants Into A Touch Sensitive Computer System. The System Is Built Upon Touch Sensing. The Same Principal Used In Tablets And Smartphones. Instead Of Sensing Electrical Signals At A Single Frequency, It Monitors Capacitive Signals Across A Broad Range of Frequencies. It's Called "Swept Frequency Capacitive Sensing". This Works By Putting A Pulsating Electrode Into The Soil, Thus Exciting The Plant, Making Any Touch To It A Replayable Signal.