We’re excited to be presenting at this year’s Open Hardware Summit with a talk titled ‘A Hyena Ate My Project! – Open Source Hardware in Wildlife Conservation Technology’
“… the BoomBox system went on to gather unprecedently thorough data…” Our BoomBox collaboration with Dr. Meredith Palmer was featured as part of WildLabs #Tech4Wildlife Photo Challenge.
Wildlife monitoring equipment has always been an ad-hoc, niche industry where scientists often have to create their own devices from scratch or modify existing consumer devices to do what they need. Audio Moth is a scratch-built wildlife audio monitoring device developed by scientists at the University of Southampton and Oxford University to monitor audio sounds unattended in the wild.