Plantxel: Towards a Plant-based Controllable Display

  title={Plantxel: Towards a Plant-based Controllable Display},
  author={Vito Gentile and Salvatore Sorce and Ivan Elhart and Fabrizio Milazzo},
  journal={Proceedings of the 7th ACM International Symposium on Pervasive Displays},
The use of plants as a mean for both visualization and interaction has been already explored in smart environments. In this work, we explore the possibility of constructing a controllable dynamic plant-based display using thigmonastic plants, i.e. plants that change the shape and position of their leaves as a response to external stimuli. As an initial step towards this vision, we first introduce our approach of building a plant-based pixel (plant-pixel, or plantxel), and the principles of… 

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