Engineer Develops IOT System for Beekeepers

Hoping to make beekeeping affordable and easier for beginners, an electrical engineer designed an IoT system to collect diagnostics to help further ensure a hive’s success.

3Bee Hive-Tech is an innovative IoT system designed for beehive diagnostics, ensuring real-time analysis of the main parameters of bees’ lives and helping beekeepers identify the main causes of bee disappearances and anomalous beehive behaviors. This system allows users to predict and prevent bee death due to environmental and biological factors, swarming, and bee infertility. Hive-Tech is an enabling technology for hobbyists that need a guide in order to make their own honey.

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Jenn Toso, Social Media Marketing Specialist, specializes in all things social! As a dedicated member of the social media team at Digi-Key Electronics, you can find her blogging, sharing, tweeting and posting on Digi-Key’s social media channels. Jenn’s passion is the Maker and STEM communities and believes that today’s young people hold the key to a brighter tomorrow for everyone. Jenn holds a Bachelor of Science in Business, a Master of Science in Internet Marketing and a PhD in Hockey Mom. In her spare time, Jenn likes to explore her newly discovered affinity for wearable technology and fuel her addiction to all things hockey. You can usually find Jenn on some type of social media or in a hockey arena – sometimes enjoying both at the same time.

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