Project: Automated Shark Spotting

Acronym AutoSharkSpotting (Reference Number: 11645)
Duration 02/01/2018
Project Topic The goal of the project is to develop a low-cost computer-vision-based automatic shark detection system for surveillance of beaches and surf breaks. The system will consist of imaging hardware, computing hardware equipped with shark detection software as well as an user interface. The system will become an integral element in the very successful South-African Shark Spotters program, with the goal of increasing the reliability of shark detection and prevention of human-shark conflict.
Network Eurostars 2
Call Eurostars Cut-Off 7

Project partner

Number Name Role Country
1 PatternLab SaRL Coordinator Switzerland
2 Shark Spotters Partner South Africa
3 Conservation Conflict Research Institute, University of Cape Town Partner South Africa