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Parrot works with prestigious universities and laboratories to make precision agriculture and horticulture accessible to everyone

Flower_Power_insitu_05_l In order to develop the Flower Power, Parrot led a scientific collaboration with universities and precision agriculture and horticulture specialists, in order to make precision agriculture and horticulture accessible to everyone. Tests of thousands of  plants were conducted in the laboratories of Wageningen University in The Netherlands; The Wageningen University helped Parrot setting thresholds for the Flower Power’s database.You can see the results of this study which lasted 2 months here.

Parrot also teamed with:

  • the Center of Urban Horticulture from Washington University;
  • the greenhouses of Agrocampus Ouest in Angers, France;
  • Topager’s urban vegetable garden located on the roof of AgroParisTech school.

With Flower Power, Parrot takes part to the “eco-geek” movement : the sensor is at the core of an open ecosystem. Thus, the Flower Power is compatible with many devices and third-party apps:

  • IFTTT, a free app that simplifies your life by allowing you to create connections between apps or devices. Learn more about IFTTT compatibility with Flower Power.
  • groWatch™, an turnkey automation system for your plantations, ideal for hydroponics, aeroponics or other indoor plantations.
  • GreenIQ system which controls your garden’s irrigation and lighting, and saves you money on your water and electricity bills.
  • Gardening Manager, a mobile application that helps you to manage your garden.
  • Wicross, the first social platform that allows interactions between connected objects and their users.

Parrot has allowed Flower Power’s compatibility by creating a dedicated platform for developers where you can find the Flower Power API. Download the iOS app for the Flower Power. Download the Android app for the Flower Power. Find other articles about Parrot Flower Power.

  • Kyungdahm Yun

    Glad to see the flower sensor expanding research opportunities. By the way, ‘Center for Urban Horticulture’ at ‘University of Washington’ would be more correct.