RFID reader setup – Klein 2019

Colony entrance with sensors – bees entered and departed the hive using two different paths

On each path, the bees were individually recognised (RFID), weighed (balance) and filmed (webcam). The entrance and exit tubes were 1 cm diameter transparent plastic tubes. (1) automatic gates, (2) infrared emitter/receiver, (3) RFID antennae, (4) balance, (5) Plastic bristles (forcing the passage of a bee from one direction only), (6) landing platform (open on the outside), (7) webcam. From Klein et al., 2019.

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