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Drones and artificial intelligence to poaching in Africa to countering

Drones and artificial intelligence to poaching in Africa to countering

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Environmental organisation Lindbergh Foundation put more drones in to the poachers, but also now uses artificial intelligence to make them faster to detect.

This works the non-profit organization together with AI-company Neurala. That company has been software that allows drones able to fly.

That software is made suitable for the silent, winged drones of Lindbergh. The software knows how elephants, neushoors and poachers look, and works with both regular and infrared cameras.

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So drones with AI poaching in Africa

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Once poachers are spotted, send the drone a message to the rangers. Thanks to predictive software allows the drone also give us an indication of where the poachers and the animals they hunt are going.

The drones are used as part of the Air Shepherd program of Lindbergh. Be more human-controlled drones used for poachers to hunt. The program is already active in South Africa, Malawi and Zimbabwe, and is also set up in Botswana, Mozambique and Zambia.

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