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Great white sharks tracked by SMS


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More than 70 great white sharks have been tagged in Western Australia in a world first trial that will send beach lifesavers a text message when one of the predators swims close to the Perth shoreline. The Telegraph reports.

‘The text messages will be triggered less than two minutes after a shark swims over any one of 18 acoustic seabed receivers.”

Read full article . Image from Shark Posters.

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Cityscape LocativeLab.org is Ronald Lenz's research website on locative & mobile media. This is mostly an archive of blogposts I find inspiring and interesting and an overview of my work. I'm a strategist, technologist and researcher in the field of Location-Based Mobile Services and work at Waag Society, a medialab in Amsterdam, The Netherlands where I head the Locative Media research program and at 7scenes, a platform for GPS games and tours as creative director. Picture 4 Find me at Twitter, LinkedIn or via ronald [at] waag [dot] org.

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