🎉We can now proudly present the winners of the TAPAS Community Challenge 2018! 🎉
Congratulations to Team "Wireless Charging" (idea 56). We are really excited for all finalists and a really big thank you to all participants for your interest in this challenge!

We got over 200 submissions! 65 ideas got one or more TAPAS boards, 10 submissions were presentation-ready.
And now we have 5 finalists! YEAH 😃 The finalist's idea numbers were 40, 56, 68, 212 and 213.
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IoT device for analyze of grain mix (g.mian)

G.MIAN - This is a system of analyzers that easily integrates into various machines and lines of production of mixed fodder and any other grain processing. Integration allows to exclude the time delay of the time necessary for the analyzes in the laboratory conditions. Fodder producers can not get the state of the product quality at different stages in real time, which entails losses (production of a product that does not meet the original requirements and as a result is sold at a much cheaper and even stopping the technological process as a result of an emergency) in the equivalent of about 1.2 billion UAH per year only within Ukraine. Our analyzer is built into the machines in a unified hole, performs sampling, and sends a specially generated photo to the cloud / server. There, it is processed into information corresponding to the indicators: crumbling, fine fraction content, moisture content, fat content, protein and fiber content. This information is necessary for the correct operation of the plant, since this is the basis for the operation of the automatic control system for all technological processes of the plant.

  • Kostya Habuiev
  • May 27 2018
  • May 30, 2018

    Admin Response

    this idea gets one TAPAS dev kit

  • Stefan Steinmüller [TAPAS team] commented
    May 29, 2018 07:55

    Hi Kostya Habuiev,

    Thank you for the submission.

    It would be great if you can provide detailed schematics, implementation plan and most importantly how TAPAS board fits in your idea. Please reply at the earliest as the deadline is soon approaching.

    Best Regards,

    Stefan @ TAPAS Team

  • Kostya Habuiev commented
    May 29, 2018 09:06

    Good day, Stefan!

    As for the implementation plan. The device is planned to be integrated in the flow on the conveyor, where once in a fixed time the sample of the grain mixture will be taken using the drive auger. The device has the form factor of the now existing blade, which implements the test. After the sample is taken - the camera takes a picture in a special photo-report and sends the information to the cloud. Further from the cloud, an analysis is carried out in the laboratory for the quality of the grain mixture. Provided that the quality does not comply with the regulations, a signal goes to the main controller of the system through the cloud and an emergency stop occurs.

    Tapas is the main device for controlling auger drive, camera. In addition, the board will be responsible for the periphery between the specific device (g.mian) and the main controller of the system through the cloud

    Below is a block diagram of the device

  • Susanne Forster commented
    May 29, 2018 14:01

    Hey Kostya, 

    thanks for your submission.
    We want to provide you a TAPAS board.
    One of my colleagues will message you shortly.

    Susanne @ TAPAS team

  • Admin
    Nora Schille (TAPAS team) commented
    June 04, 2018 14:23

    Hi Kostya,

    I hope the boards is arriving soon. It was sent to you last week.
    Here is just a friendly reminder that submission deadline for your presentation is on 24th of June. :-) We are really excited to see your progress! 
    Please post the progress within your idea board submission.

    PS: We want to do a community call with you! Please use our doodle to find a date which fits best for you. :-)

    Nora @ TAPAS Team

  • Jacqueline Hofmann commented
    June 21, 2018 12:21

    Hey Kostya,

    Please keep in mind that the submission deadline for your presentation is on 24th of June! We are already looking forward to seeing how you brought the TAPAS board to life! :-) Remember that you still have time to work on the implementation of your idea after the submission!

    Please upload your presentation and everything you want to share with us in your idea board entry.

    Good luck :-)

    Jacqueline @ TAPAS Team

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