MĀUI63 Drone Created Specifically to Help Save Endangered Dolphins from Extinction


Zacc Dukowitz
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There are currently only 63 Māui dolphins left in existence. These dolphins live off the west coast of New Zealand, and are in severe danger of going extinct.

But a drone could help save them.

The drone in question is being developed specifically to find and track these dolphins using visual drone data and A.I. technology.

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The project to create the drone has been underway for a few years now, with the first tests of the MĀUI63 drone starting back in 2019. Even at that early stage, the drone was able to use A.I. to tell the difference between Māui dolphins and other marine life with an impressive accuracy of 90%.

Read this blog post to learn more about the program, and how it might help save dolphins as well as other marine life from extinction.

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