Machine-Vision Drones Monitor Animals in the African Savanna

Published on
September 22, 2017

The article: Detecting animals in African Savanna with UAVs and the crowds has of Nicolas Rey, Michele Volpi, Stéphane Joost and Devis Tuia, has been highlighted at MIT Technology review.

Managing wild animals in remote areas requires accurate estimates of their numbers. Machine-vision drones can help.

The Kalahari is a semi-arid sandy savanna that stretches across huge areas of Botswana, South Africa, and Namibia. It is home to a wide variety of large mammals including giraffes, ostriches, gnus, and various species of gazelle.