sounds as sources of intelligence

Automated real-time recognition of sounds is a powerful means to inform rangers of potential illegal activities in large nature reserves.

Currently we are field-testing the 3rd prototype in the city of Amsterdam, where it is being used to identify sources of noise pollution in real-time. Read more (in Dutch).

We open-sourced SERVAL under the name OpenEars. If you are interested in using this it, or want to be involved in its development, don’t hesitate to contact us.

90 seconds explanation and demonstration of the sensor


serval and Openears R&D archive