Project Overview

Requirements

  • The scanner must have a 6 month energy autonomy.
  • Industry standard RFID tags are used.
  • Must withstand harsh weather conditions (wind, snow, rain).
  • Low cost design with off the shelf components used.
  • Single PCB system.

Timeline

December '16
Project kickoff!
June '17
Revision 1 prototype assembled and tested.
October '17
Iterate, design revision 2.
December '17
Assemble revision 2.
January '18
Realistic tests in indoor nestbox.
February '18
Small volume production for outdoor tests.

System Diagram