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BuzzBox sensors help you track hive health from your smartphone. Buy one or support citizen science & open data to save the honey bees!
BuzzBox sensors help you track hive health from your smartphone. Buy one or support citizen science & open data to save the honey bees!
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BuzzBox: Advanced Beehive Sensor & Smartphone App

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    Support Honeybee Research

    Your contribution will help us work with an accredited lab to gather data from hives affected by pesticides. This study, if successful, will help us add pesticide detecting features to the BuzzBox platform.

    All of the data from this study will be released to the public domain and will be available for download from our public data portal.

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    Fab Lab mAKER Pack

    Get over 20 CNC source file packs to build your own urban farm or pollinator haven. Designed by our sister company, AKER (www.akerkits.com), each file contains the following: layered DXFs in metric and imperial units, dialed in with clearances for a number of material thicknesses and cutting tool sizes. Let's spread open tech to green our cities throughout the Fab Lab network!

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    Hemp Honey Sticks

    A 10 pack of hemp infused honey sticks! Being a Colorado project, we are offering delicious honey, infused with hemp. This honey is entirely legal and non psycho-active, but will help you chill while contributing to our scientific research!

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    Maker Pack

    Get a maker pack of open source files for the BuzzBox circuit board, sensor cases, and beehives to make your very own or even remix to add features you want to see!

    *Fabrication machinery required

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    Pollinator Haven

    Made from FSC-certified Birch and treated with a food-grade, non-toxic sealer, this planter kit/wildflower seed combo pack will help you set up forage for honey bees in your area.

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    Adopt a Hive

    Adopt a BuzzBox to be placed in a US state of your choice, and help us set up an initial network throughout the entire United States!

    Your BuzzBox will be sent to a beekeeper in our networks.

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    BuzzBox: Advanced Beehive Health Sensor

    Remotely monitor your hive status with our advanced classification algorithm that tracks how your bees are feeling based on their sound. Check in on temperature, humidity, barometric pressure, and battery charge levels. This solar-powered kit can even has an anti-theft alarm.

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    Colorado Top Bar Beehive

    The Colorado Top Bar is made in the USA/EU using FSC-certified wood and is treated with foodsafe, non-toxic sealer.

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    BuzzBox Hive Sensor: Batch of 5 Kits

    Get a bulk rate on a batch of five BuzzBox hive sensors for bigger colony managers.

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    BuzzBox Early Bird

    $50 deposit required ($225 Total)! This reward is EXCLUSIVELY for early backers that put down a $50 deposit before the campaign. Get the early bird rate of $225 for your BuzzBox hive sensor!

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