Recognition for CyberTracker

CyberTracker has already enjoyed wide recognition for its achievements and role played in society over the years. Below is a summary of key awards bestowed on CyberTracker.

Rolex Awards for Enterprise


CyberTracker, the brainchild of 1998 Laureate Louis Liebenberg and Justin Steventon, is a handheld device originally developed to modernise the ancient skill of tracking. While it has proven highly successful for its original purpose, Liebenberg has discovered that its software has revolutionary potential to reduce some of the negative impacts of climate change; CyberTracker technology can monitor, predict and help prevent irreversible damage to our ecosystems.

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BBC News: South African Innovators

CyberTracker recognised as one of South Africa's top inventions.karoha 

This hand-held computer provides a high-technology method of tracking animals in the field.

Louis Liebenberg and Justin Steventon invented the CyberTracker, connected to a satellite navigational system, in 1996.

The graphic interface makes it possible for illiterate people to enter very detailed information, which helps scientists carry out their reasearch.