Sensor Hardware Update

A project log for Virtual Herder

A smart, affordable, open-source livestock monitoring system to help combat health problems and livestock theft.

Danie ConradieDanie Conradie 10/15/2017 at 19:590 Comments

The hardware for field testing has been narrowed to the parts below:

GPS will not be in the basic unit, but rather an optional extra where the application requires it. This is mainly due to the additional cost and current consumption of a GPS module. The two units with the lowest current consumption and a small form factor I have found so far are: