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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CyberTracker is recognised as one of South Africa's top inventions.
Mzansi for Science, an initiative of the South African Department of Science and Technology, as well as the National Research Foundation (NRF), the Academy of Science South Africa (ASSAF), the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), the Human Science Research Council (HSRC) and the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), recognizes CyberTracker as one of the top South African inventions.
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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.