CyberTracker in the Media

CyberTracker has already enjoyed worldwide media coverage. To achieve our objectives, ongoing media coverage is essential.

TV coverage of CyberTracker includes: CNN (World-wide), ABC News (USA), BBC News (United Kingdom), BBC (Tomorrow's World, United Kingdom), BBC World (World-wide), Sky TV (World-wide), ITN TV, ABC News (Australia), National Geographic Today (USA), Discovery Channel Europe, Discovery Channel USA, Discovery Channel Canada, VARA, Jules Unlimited (Netherlands), Voxtours (Germany), Africa Journal (Africa-wide), 50/50 (South Africa), Science Matters (South Africa), Carte Blanche (South Africa), a Reuters TV piece shown internationally, also TV coverage in Switzerland, France, Germany and Finland.

Press coverage of CyberTracker includes: Time (International), Economist (UK), National Geographic News (World-wide), New Scientist (United Kingdom), Wired Magazine (USA), Pour la Science (France), Science et Nature (France), Geo (Germany), Eos (Netherlands), Financial Times (United Kingdom), The Times (United Kingdom), The Sunday Times (United Kingdom), USA Today, Chronicle of Philanthropy (USA), Die Woche (Germany), Computer Bild (Germany), Le Point (France), The Australian (Australia), Computerworld (USA), Communications & Networking (Canada), The National Post (Canada), Geographical (United Kingdom), Ethos (United Kingdom), Corriere Della Sera (Italy), Ecologia International (Spain), Pen Computing (USA), Palmtop-Pro Magazine (Germany), and a number of newspapers and magazines in South Africa.

Financial Mail: Conservation on track

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financiamail-newsLouis Liebenberg, a scientist turned tracker, has begun to revolutionise conservation and wildlife management techniques with the aid of a unique hand-held computer. The device is enabling Southern Africa's Bushmen to preserve their tracking skills and turn their unrivalled knowledge of nature's biodiversity into a tool for conservation.

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Instead of storing their observations of nature in their heads, they record whatever they can on the handheld computer.

The software works with icons so that illiterate people can use it.

"More than 40 animal species are indicated on the screen ," says Liebenberg. "Once the tracker has selected the animal he is stalking, he can scroll through the display screens and record activities such as drinking, feeding, running, fighting, mating and sleeping." Thanks to a GPS connection, the longitude and latitude at the sighting are automatically stored.

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