How a Tiny Satellite Fleet Will Track Millions of Animals
“French spacetech startup Kinéis says it will vastly expand the reach of satellites that track livestock and wildlife animals — from about 20,000 tracking devices at present to more than a million over the next ten years.
Kinéis has pledged to make Argos, a satellite tracking system that’s currently only accessible to researchers, available to the general public for as little as a few euros per year. Kinéis is hoping the low price will attract new swaths of customers, who don’t have reliable internet connectivity (think: subsistence herders who would track livestock, or fishermen who need a reliable distress beacon)…”
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