News

  • Introducing Te Kahu Ora

    To reduce confusion we have decided to separate our thermal screening and predator work. Our thermal screening work will have a new brand: Te Kahu Ora
  • Coming soon: automatic calibration and face tracking

    This is a quick update to let you know what we're working on. This functionality isn't available at the moment but is on its way. Automatic calibra...
  • Media coverage of our thermal cameras for

    We've had radio, TV and newspaper coverage of our thermal camera efforts, along with a little bit of social media. Each of these stories contains s...
  • Fever screen update: configurable thresholds and more

    The team of engineers at The Cacophony Project have been busy working on the software on the thermal camera to improve its functionality. If y...
  • Fever screening software update: improved usability and accuracy

    The team of Cacophony Engineers has been busy updating the software on the thermal cameras that are used to detect elevated body temperature.  Here...
  • Adapting our thermal cameras to detect people with a fever

    Two weeks ago one of our engineers asked if we could use our technology to help with the COVID-19 outbreak. A little brainstorming ensured. One ide...
  • Morepork/ruru in Karaka Bay

    Automatic algorithms developed by The Cacophony Project have been used to find recordings of Morepork in Karaka Bay and Centennial Park.
  • Updated Bird Monitor and Sidekick apps.

    Two Android apps developed by the Cacophony Project have recently been updated: the Bird Monitor and Sidekick apps. Bird Monitor At the heart of t...
  • Cacophony Index back processing now complete

    We started calculating Cacophony Index values for each bird recording back in December. A few weeks ago we made the Cacophony Index accessible usin...
  • Camera updates: new lens, AI on camera, and more.

    I was recently asked what was new with the camera. As I looked at the work we had done recently, I thought it was worth sharing. New lens design ...
  • You can now see your Cacophony Index

    As promised, the fantastic engineers at The Cacophony Project have released the first version of the Cacophony Index and you can now have a look at...
  • Software updates - November 2019

    The Cacophony team now have a weekly release cycle where new software is released to a test environment and tested software is released to producti...