Wildlife Acoustics Bloggers

Nicole Wright

Do you need a GPS for your SMZC? Maybe not.

Do you need a GPS for your SMZC? Maybe not.

Our new Song Meter SMZC was created to be our most lightweight and affordable product, without compromising deployment time (it records up to 50 nights).

It was not designed to have every feature a bat detector could have, but rather to have the most practical features for its size and price.

So you may be wondering why the GPS receiver is only an option.

Behind the newest hidden feature in Kaleidoscope 2.0

Behind the newest hidden feature in Kaleidoscope 2.0

You may be aware that the latest version of our spectrogram analysis software has just been released.

Kaleidoscope 2.0 has been rebuilt from the ground up, and includes new classifiers as well as a new feature known as the Virtual Call Library.

But wait...what is a Virtual Call Library anyway?

Simply put, it is our brand new feature that allows you to visually understand why the software chose to identify the pass as a particular species.

Join the Global Soundscapes Project and Record the Earth!

Join the Global Soundscapes Project and Record the Earth!

Listening is the most important thing we do at Wildlife Acoustics and Dr. Bryan C. Pijanowski feels the same way.

Dr. Pijanowski had been on a quest to document soundscapes from all over the world, and for good reason; he points out that sound can be one of the first critical indicators of change in an environment. The new field of Soundscape Ecology that Pijanowski has become immersed in is primarily about what sounds can tell people about a given area. But he knew his passion could only carry him so far as he can only be in one place at a time. That’s when the idea of crowd sourcing his project came to be.

He recently launched the Global Soundscapes project, with the aim to have people from all over the world record as many ecosystems as possible by Earth Day 2014. And though Earth Day has come and gone, the project is still going strong. So far, over 2,000 soundscapes have been recorded. The next goal is 3,000, and anyone with a smartphone can help Pijanowski make it happen.

Wildlife Acoustics is proud to support wildlife conservation efforts

Merlin Tuttle's Bat Conservation Orginization for Bat Conservation Bat Conservation International Bat Conservation Trust Wildlife Habitat Counsil