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.

Read more about the Rolex award here...

BBC News: South African Innovators

Karoha1CyberTracker recognised as one of South Africa's top inventions. 

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.


The Wildlife Society SETWG 2011 Award


The Spatial Ecology and Telemetry Working Group of the Wildlife Society honoured CyberTracker with their SETWG 2011 Award that recognizes professionals in the field of GIS or Telemetry who have made significant contributions to the field of wildlife biology.