Some key design concepts and keywords, related to the CircuitTree development philosophy:

  • Secure Over-The-Air (OTA) Firmware Updates
  • Open Source Firmware
  • Open Core Software
  • Non-Proprietary
  • Open / Compatible
  • Unlicensed Royalty-Free RF Spectrum & Protocols
    • RFM69 433/868/915MHz (RFM69HCW)
    • LORA 433/868/915MHz (RFM95/96)
  • Blockchain
  • IPFS
  • Decentralized, fault-tolerance
  • Security, Encryption, Crypto Chip
  • Empowerment, giving the power to The People (growers/farmers)
  • Collective / Cooperative / Sharing / Mutual-Benefit
  • Accessibility -- Ease of operation and development by others
  • Commercially Solid with DIY Extendability
  • Plays well with other devices on compatible RF protocols
  • Supporting Open Protocols
  • Modular (a.k.a. UNIX philosophy)
  • Choice Is Better Than No Choice
  • Public/Commons Environmental & Grow Data