No, it’s not some weird computer virus: electric imps are the solution I’ll be using for wifi on growerbot. It’s taken some negotiation and time, but I’ve finally received 100 of the SD-card-sized devices:
More detail on electric imp here. My favorite thing about this shipment is the logo on the box: it’s hand-drawn with permanent marker! Did I mention electric imp is a young startup?:)
Growerbot is going to be one of if not the first device in the world to ship with this wifi solution; based on a bunch of testing I’ve done, I’m convinced you’ll be quite happy with it. This and other component choosing/sourcing difficulties may push back delivery by a few weeks, but they’re also making growerbot even more cutting-edge. I promise it’ll be worth the wait!