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by eyesonhives
Fri Nov 20, 2015 8:26 am
Forum: Camera board
Topic: STICKY: Volunteers to assist with project: Honey Bee Counter
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Re: Volunteers to assist with this project: Honey Bee Counte

Wonderful project Dave! Our team are big fans of the RPi, and have been working on this same problem for the past year since a startup weekend really kicked our project off. After many iterations, we have actually managed to solve many of the problems described in this thread, and many more that wil...
by eyesonhives
Fri Nov 20, 2015 6:10 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RPi Based Tech Helping Bees
Replies: 6
Views: 1055

Re: RPi Based Tech Helping Bees

Thanks so much for the link Dougie, we hadn't yet seen Dave's project, we'll send a note and introduce ourselves. We actually started out with a pretty similar approach, and ran in to similar challenges before we figured out what would work. Cheers! Have you thought about working with Dave Spice fro...
by eyesonhives
Thu Nov 19, 2015 8:44 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RPi Based Tech Helping Bees
Replies: 6
Views: 1055

Re: RPi Based Tech Helping Bees

Woll wrote:You know Bee's do the little dance that tells the other Bee's where to forage. Can you uncode it?
Thanks for your interest Woll - that does sound like a pretty cool project too, but we're focused for now on what can be done from outside the hive.
by eyesonhives
Thu Nov 19, 2015 8:43 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RPi Based Tech Helping Bees
Replies: 6
Views: 1055

Re: RPi Based Tech Helping Bees

Thanks for your question NewbiePiUser - that's one of the key ideas that we worked through. This system is outside the hive - it looks at the bees flying in front of the hive to track their activity, and provides video and data feedback to a beekeeper through their smartphone. No worries about putti...
by eyesonhives
Wed Nov 18, 2015 12:35 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RPi Based Tech Helping Bees
Replies: 6
Views: 1055

RPi Based Tech Helping Bees

My team and I are engineers/scientists who are passionate about sustainable agriculture, keep bees and have been helping local beekeepers monitor the health and behaviors of their bees -- we’ve created something like a heart monitor for beehives called EyesOnHives and we have a version that's now wo...

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