Hive Monitoring for Everyone

BroodMinder believes that by performing simple, uniform measurements on thousands of hives, the beekeeping community will gain insights into hive distress and as a community, we will develop interventions to improve outcomes.


Video Introduction and User Guide

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S1:E4 BroodMinder and Mellisphera

This week Rich speaks to Lorenzo about the terrific work Mellisphera is doing to interpret BroodMinder data for beehive monitoring.

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Colony Population vs Temperature

This week we look at honeybee population using temperature measurements.

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Why measure hive temperature?

Rich and Theo discuss why we think hive temperature is so important.

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The Citizen Science Kit

Be part of the solution. The BroodMinder Citizen Science Kit includes the necessary devices to best understand what is happening in your hive. With this configuration, you'll be able to monitor your hive weight and internal conditions as well as compare data with all the other hives on

Wireless Beehive Telemetry

BroodMinder utilizes the latest in Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology, integrated circuit temperature and humidity chips. With over 17,000 devices already delivered, we are the industry-leading, affordable, brood monitoring solution.