Hive Tool Mobile's Hive Sensors is a rugged self sustaining hive weight, temperature and humidity monitoring solution.
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Our design goal was to provide a monitoring solution that does not rely on The Grid. Place the unit in the wilderness and as long as it gets sunlight, it will just work.
Our form factor matches a medium super and so has the appearance of any other piece of hive woodware. We think it's an unobtrusive and natural fit - and the unit stacks nicely with the usual woodware.
Hive Sensors logs weight, temperature and humidity samples on the hour to durable storage. The Hive Sensors mobile application is used to interface with the unit.
When inspection time arrives, use the mobile application to connect to the unit and download the samples gathered since the last inspection.
When connected via a bluetooth enabled device, the unit broadcasts current conditions every second, observable via the Hive Sensors mobile application.
When disconnected, the application displays the last sampled data.
The current time according to the unit. Tap
The amount of logged data available for transfer. Tap
The firmware version of the unit.
The Hive Sensors mobile application provides a charting view providing an excellent visualization of your sampled data. All transferred data is available for review via the charting feature when disconnected.
Internet + wifi is fine but it can be complicated to setup for some and is impractical for many whose apiaries are not in a (sub)urban setting.
Ultimately, a beekeeper has to go to the yard - and that's why bluetooth just makes sense. We wanted our initial model to be autonomous - and it is.
Unit cost: $250 USD
Check back around December 15th.
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