Animal tracking technologies are often expensive, inflexible, inappropriate (size, range, functionality, weight), and can be labour intensive, limiting both the applicability and scale of ecological and behavioural studies. Mataki presents novel devices and technologies for recording the behaviour of animals in the wild. We take a interdisciplinary approach, creating both new devices and developing new methods to understanding the growing wealth of bio-logging data that we can now collect.
Our aim is to create devices that facilitate a better understanding of organismal behaviour in space and time. Gathering such information is vital to our ability to protect and preserve organisms and, critically, to predict their behaviour in the future.
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