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Bitponics Hydrophonics Program Assists Through Sensors

By: Vivian Lau - Published: • References: kickstarter and fastcoexist
There are many documentaries meant to slander the food industry and how unhealthy the entire process has become, which is why many people opt to grow their own food in their backyards, now made easier by the Bitponics Hydophonics program.

Bitponics has created a device that operates as a sensor that connects to your plot of plants in conjunction to the Internet. It monitors crop health, and then transmits that data to you through an account on the web. Automatically, this data is calibrated through a central database, where corrective actions can be taken by adjusting the sensor's light, heat and water system. All changes are tracked and you are provided with regular records. What is even more special about this system is that it is a hydroponics system, which is when plants grow without soil, nutrients are fed directly to the roots. The advantage of this means that more plants can be grown in the same amount of space!

Bitponics is currently raising funds through Kickstarter to give everybody the chance to become self-sustaining.