Infrared camera detecting plant health is designed for consumers or scientists

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With more people becoming engaged in home growing projects, it's no surprise we've seen numerous consumer technologies that give them help in better understanding their plants. We recently saw Sprout It offer growing tips based on plant type and location, and now Infragram is a modified digital camera that uses infrared filters to detect plant health. Created by the non-profit backed, 'civic science' community Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science, the camera was originally developed in order to monitor damage caused to plantlife by the BP oil spill in the wetlands of the Gulf of Mexico. Over three years,…

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