The American Museum of Natural History’s Center for Biodiversity and Conservation (CBC) has released an open source tool to assist with manually counting objects in images called DotDotGoose. This purpose-built tool was created since most conservation researchers and practitioners working on... (read more)
Perhaps the new generation of low-power and high performance boards based on RISC V might allow us to build camera traps that could handle high resolution imagery.
Has anyone got their hands on these boards yet?
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I work with a number of camera trapping projects (primarily in Africa, but some North American imagery) which we host on Zooniverse, and we rely on a combination of citizen science and machine learning to process our images. Our project has code available online to... (read more)
In reply to your questions:
"I find commercial open source conservation technology to be a very exciting space, plenty of challenges but also opportunities. The example of the company Arduino comes to mind – plenty of cheaper (legal) “copy” products but... (read more)