Air Quality News: Listening to the algorithm of the rainforest

Hitachi Vantara and Rainforest Connection’s recent partnership is demonstrating the usefulness of artificial intelligence as a tool to save the world’s endangered rainforests. Air Quality News outlines the use of AI to analyze sound recordings to create bio-acoustic signatures, which can then be used to spot potential anomalies which indicate illegal logging. The system is now being used in West Sumatra, where over 70% of deforestation is illegal.

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