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Happy Plant / Blumentopf

Happy Plant is an interactive flower pot that informs users of watering needs. Its liquid crystal display is solar powered. When the plant is healthy, a happy face is displayed. When it needs water, a sad face displays. A light icon suggests better sunlight conditions.

This flower pot can be programmed for 4 primary plant types, accounting for species-specific needs. Happy Plant promotes learning among children and serves as an encouraging reminder for all users.


National Cheng Kung University

National Cheng Kung University
Department of Industrial Design
Tainan City, Taiwan

Adam Book,
National Cheng Kung University

Wei-Ting Lu,
National Cheng Kung University