Shark Spotting Drones

A very good illustration of how Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be used to save lives is the shark spotting drones. Westpac Little Ripper Lifesaver have worked closely with the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) to develop an Artificial Intelligence based system “Shark Spotter” that is able to detect sharks with high accuracy, in real-time. This technology allows for faster reaction times to potential shark threats at beaches. The software uses