Monday, June 15, 2020

A look at ICARUS, a new approach to tracking animals, tagged with transmitters, over long distances using new equipment aboard the International Space Station (Jim Robbins/New York Times) via Techmeme

The new approach, known as ICARUS — short for International Cooperation for Animal Research Using Space — will also be able to track animals across far larger areas than other technologies. At the same time, ICARUS has shrunk the size of the transmitters that the animals wear and made them far cheaper to boot.

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