Wildsense now provides a learning experience

Posted on May 11th, 2016

Following numerous requests we have today released our latest version 1.4 which includes facts about tigers which you can unlock with gems you earn. Now when you analyse photographs you will not only be contributing to citizen science and experiencing new tiger photographs – you will also will learning more about tigers, unlocking more facts as you contribute. How does this work? Now you will see tiger facts be revealed as you unlock gems. New […]

We are in National Geographic February 2016

Posted on February 21st, 2016

Wildsense Tigers has been featured in the February 2016 edition of National Geographic magazine on pages 32-33.

Wildsense for Cheetahs

Posted on January 25th, 2016

The Maasai Mara National Nature reserve in Kenya adjoins the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, which together form a protected core of perhaps the most famous ecosystem in Africa. The “Great Migration” of zebra, Thomson’s Gazelle and wildebeest, has been the subject of documentaries almost since the beginning of the art and science of wildlife documentary making. The hungry predators that follow this migration include lions, leopards and cheetahs. The Mara is primarily open grassland, […]

Wildlife Photo-ID Network 2015 Workshop

Posted on September 14th, 2015

Wildsense founder, Aaron Mason, was one of many keynote presenters invited to the third Wildlife Photo-ID Network workshops in Helsinki, Finland. The event covered multiple aspects of wildlife monitoring using photo identification approaches, with a particular emphasis on crowdsourcing and citizen science. There were a range of talks across different challenges, from newt identification to counting penguins! It was a fascinating and informative event. The Wildsense talk focused on our work with camera traps, Tiger […]

Wildsense Tigers 1.2 Released Today

Posted on July 13th, 2015

We have listened to your feedback and are happy to announce that today we have released the latest version that includes many requested features. Leaderboard You can now see how many gems you have and how you rank globally. Improved questions We have revised some of the available answers in response to your feedback. Tag a tiger is now optional We noticed that sometimes it was difficult to see the tiger face and some photos […]

Wildsense Tigers App for iPhone Released

Posted on July 3rd, 2015

Today we have released Wildsense Tigers for iPhone. We are very excited as this means that Wildsense is now instantly available to 5X more people around the world. This will help us increase the size of our community and fulfil our aim to track all the world’s tigers. Founder, Aaron Mason said “This is important progress for our project. It will help us to reach out to more supporters in our ambitious project to process […]

Five ways you can help the Wildsense project

Posted on May 12th, 2015

The Wildsense Tigers app has now been active for two months. Since it has been launched we have had incredible support and we are frequently asked how people can help us. This post highlights five main ways that you can help us with the project but of course your support is not just limited to the items below. 1. Contribute your tiger photographs We are certainly not short of tiger photographs however we are looking […]

Insight from the early stages

Posted on April 18th, 2015

It has now been one month since Wildsense was launched. In this post, we will share some of the insight already generated through early use of the game. The community The leaderboard is led by Jayne with an amazing 2559 gems! In total, 17401 gems have been awarded. The community is growing every day with frequent new sign ups. However, more citizen scientists are needed for us to meet our goal in analysing hundreds of […]

A Week After the App Launch

Posted on March 25th, 2015

The Wildsense Tigers app was released on Wednesday 18th March 2015 after many months of planning and hard work from the team. It has been downloaded in 47 countries since its release. An iPhone app has also been released which will enhance growth significantly worldwide. Press Coverage The last 7 days has been an interesting period full of activity. Our app was immediately featured by BBC News and BBC Newsround and we conducted interviews for radio […]

Wildsense Tigers App for iPad Released

Posted on March 18th, 2015

Today, a new app for the iPad was released that could change the way wildlife is monitored in the future. Wildsense is an initiative from a group of researchers at the University of Surrey. Its goal is to use citizen science, the concept of allowing people to get directly involved in science, to help in the conservation of rare and endangered species. The Wildsense project team, from the Digital Ecosystem research group, has created a game […]