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International Journal of Education and Management Engineering(IJEME)

ISSN: 2305-3623 (Print), ISSN: 2305-8463 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJEME Vol.7, No.5, Sep. 2017

Development of Cloud Based Incubator Monitoring System using Raspberry Pi

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Author(s)

Mala Sruthi B, S. Jayanthy

Index Terms

Incubator;Wi-Fi;egg-hatching;Android app

Abstract

Accurate and quantifiable measurement of light is essential in creating desired outcomes in practical day to day applications such as in Poultry Industry. Light measurement is essential in ensuring the efficiency of egg hatching process. Artificial incubation has been used in the poultry farm for hatching of the eggs. For better hatching of the eggs, the temperature and humidity has to be maintained properly. The proposed system is equipped with DHT11 sensor which monitors the temperature and humidity of the incubator and continuously updates to the cloud through Wi-Fi. Remote user checks the temperature and humidity values and controls the intensity of the bulb through an Android app in his mobile phone. A servo motor is attached to the egg turner kept inside the incubator and is rotated according to the specified delay in order to prevent the yolk from getting stick to the shell of the eggs and also to provide uniform temperature for the eggs. From the experimental results, it is inferred that better hatching of the eggs could be achieved by controlling the intensity of the bulb remotely.

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Mala Sruthi B, S. Jayanthy,"Development of Cloud Based Incubator Monitoring System using Raspberry Pi", International Journal of Education and Management Engineering(IJEME), Vol.7, No.5, pp.35-44, 2017.DOI: 10.5815/ijeme.2017.05.04

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