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Automating drone-based wildlife surveys saves time and money, study finds

The Great Elephant Census, which was conducted in 2014 and 2015, counted more than 350,000* elephants across 18 African countries. Human observers in small planes flew some 294,000 kilometers during more than 1,500 hours to systematically count the animals.

Could a future census be managed locally, using unmanned aerial vehicles, cameras, and computer vision to detect specific objects, such as elephants, rhinos, or zebras?

Strat Aero plc (LON:AERO) is focused on the continued development of the Company’s ‘Survey & Inspection’ business, in addition to implementing an enhanced growth strategy via the appraisal of complementary acquisition or investment opportunities. This is in line with the Company’s stated objective to achieve improved financial performance in the near term.

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