Beehive monitor based on Raspberry Pi

A talk from EMF 2018 by Geo Meadows

On Saturday September 1, 2018 at in Stage B

Weight and temperature measurement for non-intrusive monitoring of a beehive. Total cost well under £100.

Data transimission every 15 minutes via wifi link to Thingspeak for generating realtime data curves on a browser on a PC or mobile phone.

Benefits of curves throughout the year will be described

eg. swarm detection, advance warning of swarm preparation, need to feed colony, colony collapse, presence of brood, time to harvest honey

Future work - audio & video

Presentation will cover R-Pi hardware and software plus construction details of plinth with load cell.

Realtime data from submitter's website shown on the day (assuming internet access)