Colony acoustics

Colony acoustics

Everyone knows that bees buzz. Not everyone knows that bees’ buzz carries meaning. Experienced beekeepers, though, can tell something about their hives by listening carefully as they approach them.
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Colony Acoustics Patents

Patents have been granted to those who interpret bee buzzing:

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Free acoustics interpretation software

Try it yourself. Free software for acoustic analysis includes:

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Current research

Interpreting honey bee acoustics to determine colony status is currently receiving a lot of interest from researchers, including:

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The story of the original apidictor can be found here: Listen to the Bees by Rex Boys/Eddie Woods
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