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Raspberry PI for Kill Mosquitoes by Laser

Version 1 : Received: 20 January 2021 / Approved: 21 January 2021 / Online: 21 January 2021 (09:27:07 CET)

How to cite: Rakhmatulin, I. Raspberry PI for Kill Mosquitoes by Laser. Preprints 2021, 2021010412 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202101.0412.v1). Rakhmatulin, I. Raspberry PI for Kill Mosquitoes by Laser. Preprints 2021, 2021010412 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202101.0412.v1).

Abstract

More than 700 thousand human deaths from mosquito bites are observed annually in the world. It is more than 2 times the number of annual murders in the world. In this regard, the invention of new more effective methods of protection against mosquitoes is necessary. In this article for the first time, comprehensive studies of mosquito neutralization using machine vision and a 1 W power laser are considered. Developed laser installation with Raspberry Pi that changing the direction of the laser with a galvanometer. We developed a program for mosquito tracking in real. The possibility of using deep neural networks, Haar cascades, machine learning for mosquito recognition was considered. We considered in detail the classification problems of mosquitoes in images. A recommendation is given for the implementation of this device based on a microcontroller for subsequent use as part of an unmanned aerial vehicle. Any harmful insects in the fields can be used as objects for control.

Subject Areas

laser for mosquito control; deep learning for mosquito control; insect detection; mosquito neutralization; pest detection; insect recognition; Raspberry Pi3; Raspberry Pi4; OpenCV for small object detect

Comments (3)

Comment 1
Received: 30 March 2021
Commenter: Henry Pfeifer
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Comment: A suggestion to think about: not trying to get an exactly x-y-z-position of the target for one direct laser impulse, rather work with an approximately position of the target, in connection with a generated closely grid or mesh of laser lines (by rotating mirrors f.i.).
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Response 1 to Comment 1
Received: 30 March 2021
Commenter: Ildar Rakhmatulin (Click to see Publons profile: )
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Comment: Dear Henry, thank you so much for this suggestion!!
Comment 2
Received: 5 April 2021
Commenter: Ildar Rakhmatulin (Click to see Publons profile: )
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Comment: Video!
Adjusting process device for Kill Mosquitoes by Laser. Control the Yellow LED position

please see the video here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BKtM5cxOik
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