Plant cyborg able to move itself to a preferred light source

With Big Dog busy pulling Santa’s sleigh what horrible robotic hybrid is left to haunt our dreams? How about Elowan! Elowan is a project out of the MIT Media Lab and it’s essentially a mobile houseplant. The plant sends signals to a wheeled transport that rolls back and forth trying to find light. Created by […]

Plant cyborg able to move itself to a preferred light source

A team of researchers at the MIT Media Lab built a cyborg that combines a plant with electronics and ultimately allows the plant to choose when it would like to move to a brighter spot. The ...

Wed 5 Dec 18 from TechXplore

This Plant Is Driving Its Own Robot

A robot that can detect a plant's electrochemical signals goes where the plant wants it to go

Tue 4 Dec 18 from IEEE Spectrum

Plant-robot hybrid out of MIT can make its own way to sunny spots - CNET

Gardeners won't need to adjust the Elowan cyborg plant on the windowsill.

Sat 8 Dec 18 from CNET

MIT designs and builds a plant-robot plantborg that can move towards light

Its name is Elowan and it probably comes in peace.

Wed 5 Dec 18 from ZME Science

MIT researchers create a robot houseplant that moves on its own

Despite our best intentions, keeping a houseplant alive can be a struggle for a lot of us. But that vague wave of sadness you feel when you end up unceremoniously dumping your potted ...

Wed 5 Dec 18 from Engadget

Elowan is the plantdroid you’ve been looking for

With Big Dog busy pulling Santa’s sleigh what horrible robotic hybrid is left to haunt our dreams? How about Elowan! Elowan is a project out of the MIT Media Lab and it’s essentially ...

Tue 4 Dec 18 from TechCrunch

This plant is a cyborg (and it might be the future of interfaces)

A Parsons and MIT researcher hooked up electrodes to a plant’s leaves to turn it into a robotic sensor. “Green technology” might conjure up images of wind farms or solar ...

Tue 4 Dec 18 from Fastcompany Tech

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