Battery level drops on Kestrel

The reason behind our battery life indicator dropping in cold, hot, or suddenly is because Lithium batteries don't lose their capacity in a linear fashion so it is difficult to precisely determine how much battery life is left based on the voltage of the battery. Essentially the battery keeps a very high voltage until the very end and then it drops off rapidly. If you take a look at this chart below, you can see that the line goes pretty much straight across until it drops suddenly. So the Kestrel may not show a drop in % until close to...

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THI - Temperature Humidity Index & Cows

Temperature Humidity Index Taken from studies from the Australia Dairy Association. Temperature Humidity Index (THI) is a measure that accounts for the combined effects of environmental temperature and relative humidity on cattle / livestock to assess the risk of heat stress and prevent major effects.   When THI exceeds 72, cows are likely to begin experiencing heat stress and their incalf rates will be affected. When THI exceeds 78, cows milk production is seriously affected. When THI rises above 82, very significant losses in milk production are likely, cows show signs of severe stress and may ultimately die. A number of...

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Monitor environment of dog traveling in cargo

Worried about the conditions of traveling in cargo? If you've ever wondered the environmental conditions your dog is experiencing while traveling below you... Here's a great method.  With the Kestrel Drop, it syncs up to your phone / table so you can view how the whole trip went for your pup.  It will graph out the temperature and pressure that they experienced. Below is Timmy showing off how to demo the product.   

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