Why to choose SMS/ GSM/ GPS/ GPRS scales?
Devices such as GSM / SMS scales appeared in the market relatively recently, but experiencedincreasi ng popularity. The impression is that beekeepers are increasingly recognizing the benefits new technologies provide.
The basic function of any GSM / SMS scales is measuring the yield of honey. In addition to the information about the state ‘in the field’ a beekeeper also has other benefits. The first is that many beekeepers whose apiaries are hundreds kilometers away from the city of residence have huge savings on cost and time that would be lost in the travel. Using GSM / SMS beekeeping scales they can by a free call check the current weight of honey collected without leaving their home.
Second, and perhaps more important advantage of using GSM / SMS scales is that the beekeeper based on the obtained data will create a picture of the state of grazing at the site, and possibly move the hives if the results are not satisfactory. Do not forget that the season for collecting honey is for a beekeeper a resource that cannot be compensated.
In addition, a major problem in recent years is the theft of hives, and entire apiary. Use of SMS Scales with appropriate sensors can secure individual hives, beekeeping vehicle and the entire apiaries from theft. GPS module on GSM / SMS scales helps in precise locating of stolen scales, and GPRS protocol sends all data over the Internet.
During the winter with the help of SMS Scales a beekeeper can control food consumption and timely react in case of increased consumption.