What is Beekee?

Beekee is a platform to support learning and face-to-face collaboration.
No internet connection? Use it anywhere thanks to the Beekee box.

Learning

Beekee allows learners to express themselves by answering short questions, posting photos or sharing files. It serves also as a medium for discussion and encourages reflective engagement.

Teaching

Import your existing educational materials, including lessons and evaluations to Beekee. Distribute files, course handouts and documents quickly and easily.

Everywhere

On a field trip? Not sure if you'll have internet where you go?

Simply bring the Beekee box with you! It is a stand-alone device running the Beekee platform. Just turn the box on to create your own private network in minutes.

Bee everywhere

Thanks to its battery and small size, you can go off-road for several hours and withstand power cuts.

Bee secure

The data exchanged on Beekee box is secured and physically stored on the box, generating an atmosphere of trust among learners.

Bee open

Beekee box runs on Open hardware, allowing you to build or repair your own box. It is printed using recyclable plastic with a low-cost 3D printer.

Technical features

  • Autonomy

    5+ hours (according to the installed battery capacity)

  • Range of the WiFi

    Up to 50 meters (range will vary depending on site conditions)

  • Number of users

    Up to 25 concurrent users

  • Storage

    From 32GB to 256GB

Our services

We are a team of makers and researchers from the University of Geneva with skills in pedagogy, software development, UX, and 3D printing. We can build Beekee boxes for you, provide custom training and develop tailor-made functionalities for your organization. Contact us for discussing how we can cover your needs.

Vincent Widmer
Sergio Estupiñán
Julien Venni
Stéphane Morand

Contact us

Interested in deploying Beekee in your school or organization? Got feedback for us? Have questions? We would love to hear from you! Send us an email or come see us, we are located in:

TECFA Lab (FPSE)
University of Geneva
Bd Pont d'Arve, 40
1211 Geneva 4
Switzerland