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Currently this is what the functionality is:

  • Reads soil moisture content
  • Demonstrates use of MCP3004 ADC on LinkSprite Mezzanine
  • Controls Water pump when the soil starts to run dry.
  • Displays Status on I2C 16x2 LCD Character Display

Notable Python and External Libraries and Programs

  • MRAA: Low Level Skeleton Library for I/O Communication on GNU/Linux platforms. This is the recommended 96Boards I/O library.
  • UPM: UPM is a sensor library with high-level APIs that make it easy to connect and use sensors and actuators in IoT solutions. It is based on MRAA.

Source The source for this project is available at: https://github.com/96boards-projects/automated-indoor-irrigation

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