A Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Based System for Livestock Tracking and Localization

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dc.contributor.author Makario, Jared
dc.contributor.author Ciira, wa Maina
dc.date.accessioned 2021-09-21T15:15:36Z
dc.date.available 2021-09-21T15:15:36Z
dc.date.issued 2021-09-21
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-905824-66-3
dc.identifier.uri https://dekut-dsail.github.io/assets/documents/papers/Jared_ISTAfrica_Paper_ref_147_11923.pdf
dc.identifier.uri http://repository.dkut.ac.ke:8080/xmlui/handle/123456789/4862
dc.description.abstract The ubiquitous Internet of Things (IoT) technologies have advanced in livestock production and management. This paper describes design and implementation of low cost Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) IoT solution for management of farm animals, which can count, identify, and localize animals in the farm. It is aimed at enhancing livestock welfare and production. The solution uses wearable animal collar and central devices capable of communicating information pertaining to specific animals to a central BLE device. Collected data is analysed and displayed locally to a user. Therefore, we report the development process of the solution, experiments on the technology and results. In addition, we show the feasibility of the solution in a case study undertaken managing sheep and goats at Dedan Kimathi University of Technology farm, dairy section and future advancements on the solution for monitoring other parameters such as activity using machine learning and scaling en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher IST-Africa 2021 Conference Proceedings en_US
dc.title A Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Based System for Livestock Tracking and Localization en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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