Bat Location iPhone & Android App Released !!!

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Bat Location iPhone & Android App Released !!!

Postby Cheryl Jones » Jun 28, 2011 4:18 pm

A team of British bat researchers have developed an iPhone and Android app that can be used to identify and geolocate bats. The program, dubbed iBats picks up the bats echolocation pulses when the someone holds their phone in the air and turns it on, a job that would have required at least three pieces of equipment previously.
http://cavingnews.com/20110628-ibats-ip ... p-released :bananabat:
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Re: Bat Location iPhone & Android App Released !!!

Postby rchrds » Jun 29, 2011 4:41 am

Anabat- soon to have competition! Now if we can get it certified for state studies....
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Re: Bat Location iPhone & Android App Released !!!

Postby Juergen » Jun 29, 2011 7:25 am

In the press release it says:

"At present, a special ultrasonic microphone add-on is required to record the bats, however the developers are looking for solutions so that anyone would be able to record the bats."

So maybe it's a bit too early to celebrate the app. Does anybody have an idea when the "ultrasonic microphone add-on" will be available and how much it will cost probably ?

Nevertheless a very useful and intersting development !

Kind regards, Jürgen
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