Monday, November 25, 2019

Worried About Bats In Your Belfry? A Tale Of Two Bat Detectors via Hackaday

As somebody who loves technology and wildlife and also needs to develop an old farmhouse, going down the bat detector rabbit hole was a journey hard to resist. Bats are ideal animals for hackers to monitor as they emit ultrasonic frequencies from their mouths and noses to communicate with each other, detect their prey and navigate their way around obstacles such as trees — all done in pitch black darkness. On a slight downside, many species just love to make their homes in derelict buildings and, being protected here in the EU, developers need to make a rigorous survey to ensure as best as possible that there are no bats roosting in the site.

Read Worried About Bats In Your Belfry? A Tale Of Two Bat Detectors via Hackaday


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