Technologies

Argos

Argos Argos satellite telemetry is one of the most widely used methods to relay data and track the movements of marine animals. The primary benefits are its global coverage and that locations are calculated in near real time. Argos tracking is best suited for animals...

Fastloc® GPS

Fastloc® GPS Fastloc® technology is the most accepted and proven technology for fast location acquisition—appearing in over 700 research publications and deployed on more than 3,000 tags. Fastloc technology operates in dynamic environments where satellite signals are only available for brief periods of time. A...

Light-based Geolocation

Light-based Geolocation For animals that do not spend time at the surface, geolocation can be used to estimate positions. Wildlife Computers geolocation processing software (GPE3) uses observations of twilight, temperature, and depth along with corresponding reference data on sea surface temperature and bathymetry to determine...

Standard GPS

Standard GPS The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a satellite-based navigation system. GPS provides geolocation and time information to a GPS receiver anywhere in the world, 24 hours a day. GPS satellites circle the Earth twice a day. Each satellite allows GPS devices to decode...

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