Entries by Tobias Petri

Firetail 9 – now available

We are proud to present Firetail 9! For incredibly fast visualization and annotation of Movebank data, GPS tracks, acceleration sensors, IMU orientation data and much more. Perfect for movement ecology, biologging  and conservation projects. Download from https://www.firetail.de   What’s new? – selected features 1. Version 9 features many performance and stability improvements boosting your daily […]

Firetail 8 released

We proudly present Firetail 8! Firetail features state-of-the art visualization of GPS records, acceleration data, inert magnetic unit (IMU) data and sensor data for wild animal tracking. Firetail 8 ships with an improved version of FireSOM for machine-learning assisted annotation, featuring new powerful workflows for behavioral prediction and prediction refinement. Firetail 8 can work with […]

Modern animal tracking: the Movebank newsletter

The latest Movebank newsletter is out. A perfect overview for all that would like to get an insight into the current study landscape regarding animal observation, behavioral analysis and conservation. ICARUS and Firetail news are included, as well as recent collaborations, high-ranking publications and analyses. Enjoy reading! Newsletter, Feb 2022

FireSOM: AI assisted annotation of acceleration data in Firetail

We are glad to present a new part of our tutorial series on Firetail. This time we talk about “FireSOM: AI assisted annotation” The most recent Firetail Release 7 includes a AI-based segmentation of acceleration data that allows for the annotation of complete datasets in a few steps. It is our mission to offer a simple […]

Andean Condor Fledglings

A fascinating project on Andean condor fledglings is discussed in the recent newletter from our good friends over at e-obs. We are grateful that Firetail Release 7 was featured along with this exciting project. This is a great honor for us. Thank you e-obs! State-of-the art data from the inertial measurement unit (IMU) and high-resolution acceleration data work […]