Robotic Ecology – drone radio-tracking

I’m super excited to announce that our latest robotics research paper titled “Robotic ecology: Tracking small dynamic animals with an autonomous aerial vehicle” has just been published in Science Robotics! The manual radio-tracking of wildlife is a very time consuming and labor-intensive technique that has been used worldwide for decades.  This is particularly problematic for … More Robotic Ecology – drone radio-tracking

Wildlife Drones in Top 10 teams for Innovation ACT!

Fantastic news! Wildlife Drones has been selected in the Top 10 teams for Innovation ACT 2016!  Next we head to the Shine Dome (Australian Academy of Sciences) for our inaugural pitch night where we get 5 minutes to pitch for a share in $50,000 seed money for our venture.  If you would like to come along, hear … More Wildlife Drones in Top 10 teams for Innovation ACT!

Drone radio tracking pioneer gets her wings

Conservation biologist and global pioneer of drone radio tracking in research from the ANU Fenner School of Environment and Society Dr Debbie Saunders has completed Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) training this week to get her own UAV Controllers Certificate certified by CASA. Dr Saunders, together with the Australian Centre of Field Robotics (ACFR), created and tested the use of drone … More Drone radio tracking pioneer gets her wings