To avoid confrontations and protect their crops, people in Asia have traditionally used several tricks to scare off elephants, like beating drums, firing gunshots into the air, or bursting firecrackers. They also produce high sounds to scare elephants(like yelling, screaming). All these methods can lead both elephants and humans to danger. Trophy hunting is another major threat to this giant.
For saving these largest mammals, we are creating a collar that is completely based on Artificial Intelligence(AI) and the Internet of Things(IoT) which can almost solve the existing threats of elephants. Meet our newly designed open-source collar, Elefante.
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