The need for technology that can tackle the problem is almost urgent. One of the companies developing a solution is Swedish Flox, which is a result of a KTH project that combined autonomous drones with computer analysis. The company is developing an agricultural service based on autonomous patrolling drones going around day and night and simply scaring away large mammals such as wild boar and deer. - The drones are equipped with thermal cameras and algorithms that identify the animal species and scare them away to the forest with the help of adapted ultrasound. The next step in the development work is to test the service of six farmers starting this autumn.
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