Peter from Bratislava has developed a low cost bee monitoring system:
I think it’s the wrong load cell type but @iconize and @marten.schoonman had tested some ultra cheap bathroom cells also and got not so bad results. So I would not say it is completely unfeasible. ;-)
They integrate the electronics completely in two scale bars, no cable! Is this a HX711, ESP, what is the black thing? 18650. And have a “heart” that is designed as wooden heart.
Not clear how the data is transmitted, looks like an ESP:
but they have also a GSM modem.
As visualization software they are using Blynk!