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D.M.D. Manufacturing sought to develop an ICT solution for the autonomous management of client livestock data through a complimentary software system to function in tandem with a weighing device.

 

Company Overview

Established in 2011, DMD Ltd. manufactures and designs a wide range of weighing  products for use in the agricultural sector.  Through it’s broad range of products, it has established a strong customer base with their animal weight monitoring device. 

Innovation Voucher Objectives

  • Develop a software system to represent the implementation of an integrated animal welfare sensor monitoring system.

  • To develop a system that would create representative data for a number of monitoring devices and to devise a data scheme to accommodate information collected and correlate with other monitoring devices and data streams.

  • Create a cloud storage database and accompanying web application to present data received in a graphical and user friendly manner.

Product Format and Structure

  • Livestock leave feeding area via a chase and activate the weighing scale device.

  • Weight, herd identification, time date and other welfare monitoring tasks are recorded.

  • Data is transferred to cloud database.

  • Accompanying web application will parse the data and present to end user in graphical form.

Diagram showing Livestock leave feeding area via a chase and activate the weighing scale device
photo of the weigh device monitor
Weight, herd identification, time date and other welfare monitoring tasks are recorded

"We were impressed with the range of user interface options that the prototype presented and the informative delivery style of the data collected for the end user."​

David Mullarkey, Co-Director, DMD Manufacturing Ltd.