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Grid Magazine

July 2015

 

 

“It’s a sunny afternoon in early June, and Wynn Geary’s beehives are abuzz with activity. In his Manayunk backyard, Geary checks on a hive full of bees that he and his father recently collected from a swarm in North Philly. He pulls a computer from a cooler next to another hive emblazoned with the words “Smart Hive,” and fires up a real-time video of the bees from a camera mounted inside the hive.” Read more here…


 

Newsworks

August 6 2015

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“On a makeshift workbench tucked into the far right corner of Wynn Geary’s backyard, a tangle of wires, computer chips, sensors and keyboards jockey for space. Next to the mess is a foot-and-a-half tall wooden box (in beekeeper speak, a ‘super’) that will, if all goes according to plan, neatly house the technology. The ‘smart hive’ will then stack onto one of Geary’s beehives, collecting and sending out a sophisticated stream of field data. That is, if it works.” Read more here…

 


Newsworks

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“Geary, who just graduated from Science Leadership Academy, and his business partner, Max Lawrence, have been working for months to develop a “smart hive” that tests the activity of bees and can, hopefully, explain some reasons behind colony collapse disorder.” Read more here…

Grid Magazine

July 2015

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“It’s a sunny afternoon in early June, and Wynn Geary’s beehives are abuzz with activity. In his Manayunk backyard, Geary checks on a hive full of bees that he and his father recently collected from a swarm in North Philly. He pulls a computer from a cooler next to another hive emblazoned with the words “Smart Hive,” and fires up a real-time video of the bees from a camera mounted inside the hive.” Read more here…

SLA Media

May 2015

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“This year, three SLA seniors were each rewarded with a $500 scholarship to assist them in creating their capstone projects. Wynn Geary’s Capstone was to start the first “Smart Beehive in the City.” The project involves sensors and a camera to track the health of a bee colony”. Read more here…