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Foaling Monitor

Help the breeders to follow the pregnancy of the mares and alert them when the birth is imminent and intervene as soon as possible.

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Things used in this project

Hardware components

Arduino MKR Fox 1200
Arduino MKR Fox 1200
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Software apps and online services

Sigfox
Sigfox

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Battery support
Adafruit Tilt switch
Box

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Custom parts and enclosures

Arduino MKR Fox 1200

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Schematics

Electrical wiring

Code

Pony

Arduino
#include <SigFox.h>
#include <ArduinoLowPower.h>

const uint8_t SWITCH_PIN = 1;
const String payload = "HORSE!";
const uint8_t debug = false;
int Count = 0; //Timer
int Circle = 0; //Number message send. After 3 messages, go sleep

void setup() 
{

  if (debug == true) 
  {
    Serial.begin(9600);
    while (!Serial) {};
  }
  
  if (!SigFox.begin()) 
  {
    Serial.println("Shield error or not present!");
    return;
  }
  
  delay(200);

  // Send the module to the deepest sleep
  SigFox.end();

  // Attach switch pin and enable the interrupt 
  pinMode(SWITCH_PIN, INPUT_PULLUP);

  // The mare lies on the side, switch close circuit
  LowPower.attachInterruptWakeup(SWITCH_PIN, CircuitClose, FALLING); 
}

void loop()
{
  LowPower.sleep();

  Circle = 0;
  Count = 0;
  
  //If the mare is lifted, switch is open module goes sleep
  //Or after 3 messages sent the module goes sleep 

  delay(1000);

  while (Circle!=1)

  {
   if (digitalRead (SWITCH_PIN) == HIGH)
   {
    Circle = 1;
   }
   
   // Timer Count
   delay(1000);

   Count++; 
       
   // Send message after 30s, 60s and 120s
   if (Count == 30 || Count == 60)
   {
    sendString(payload);
   }

   if (Count == 120)
   {
    Circle = 1;
    sendString(payload);
   }
   
  }
}

void sendString(String str) 
{
  // Start the module
  SigFox.begin();
  // Wait at least 100mS
  delay(100);
  // Clears all pending interrupts
  SigFox.status();
  delay(1);

  SigFox.beginPacket();
  SigFox.print(str);

  int ret = SigFox.endPacket();  // send buffer to SIGFOX network

  SigFox.end();
}


void CircuitClose() 
{
  
}

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