In this workshop you will learn everything you need to build your own GRO device. By the end of the workshop you will be able to build device for automated monitoring of your greenhouses in real time from any location. Device will track environmental factors such as soil moisture, temperature, humidity, light intensity, water level etc. First you will learn how to successfully setup dev environment, whether you are using Mac or Windows OS. Than you will get to know your tools, you will learn how to put all electronic parts together, how to install and modify code and finally how to build an enclosure.
Dev Environment Setup - MAC OS Instal...
This part will cover details on how to setup dev environment on Mac OS.
Dev Environment Setup - Windows OS In...
These part will walk you through all you need to do if you are using Windows OS.
Get to Know your Tools
This section will cover basics of electronic components you will need to successfully build your own CityOS GRO device.
Hardware Setup - Basic GRO
In this guide, you will learn how to setup the device from our pre-made kit. First you will learn basic things about breadboards, how they work and what are they used for, and later, by...
Hardware Setup - Extended GRO
If you want to extend your basic CityOS GRO device you can play around with other sensors such as water level sensor, real time clock or relay.
Connect your Device to the Grid
In this section you will setup all you need to connect your device to the server and monitor its data.
Build an Enclosure
When you are done with electronics and software setup you will need an enclosure for your new device. You can build it on CNC machine, laser cutter or 3D printer - it is completely up to you.