2022 – Edge Impulse Imagine Conservation/AI Ethics Panel
Tim in a panel on tech for wildlife, solutions for the UN’s SDGs, biodiversity, climate, and more.
2022 – Rhino Reintroduction Zinave
The 20 white and 7 black rhinos, that have been translocated to Zinave National Park, are protected with our RhinoEdge Pucks.
2022 – Internet of Nature podcast
Dr. Nadina Galle is joined by Tim van Dam, to discuss the mission, technology, passion and more.
2022 – Water dip test
Testing whether the CollarEdge devices are waterproof in our local pond.
2022 – Why the Smart Parks system? (English spoken)
What is the reason behind the Smart Parks mission, why is protecting endangered animals our mission?
2022 – What is the Smart Parks system? (English spoken)
What is it that Smart Parks and the Smart Parks system does?
2022 – How does Smart Parks work? (English spoken)
How does the Smart Parks system contribute to our mission to protect wildlife?
2022 – Why the Smart Parks system? (Dutch spoken)
2022 – What is the Smart Parks system? (Dutch spoken)
2022 – How does Smart Parks work? (Dutch spoken)
2022 – Where does Smart Parks work? (Dutch spoken)
In what areas and sort of projects does Smart Parks work?
2022 – Internet of Nature podcast
2022 – Black Rhino Eartag deployment
At Lilongwe Wildlife Centre a black rhino is re-tagged for monitoring purposes with a Smart Parks eartag
2022 – ElephantEdge // Hackster Café
Tim van Dam and Adam Benzion (Edge Impulse) talk about technology conserving worlds gentle giants
2022 – Elephant collaring in Gonarezhou, Zimbabwe
The first ElephantEdge tracker to be deployed in the field in collaboration with Gonarezhou and FZS
2021 – Tech Tutor lecture for Wildlabs.net
How to get started with the OpenCollar Edge trackers, developed under OpenCollar.io by Tim van Dam
2021 – The Things Conference
Adam Benzion from Edge Impulse and Tim talk about LoRaWAN wildlife trackers powered by Machine Learning
2021 – ElephantEdge powered by EdgeImpulse
Smart Parks, IRNAS, EdgeImpulse and Hackster.io joined forces to design the most advanced wildlife tracker
2021 – Discussing ElephantEdge
Adam Benzion, Rex St. John, Sarah Maston and Tim discuss how technology can help to protect elephants
2021 – clip from dutch tv-program Atlas, NPO
In National Park Zuid-Kennemerland, Ariet Bouman explains the Smart Parks system (dutch spoken)
2021 – Elephant collaring Koro, Botswana
The deployment of a LoRaWAN elephant collar in collaboration with the Timbo Afrika Foundation
2021 – Trailer Smart Parks documentary “What it Takes”
A picture is worth a thousand words, so imagine the value of a full documentary – to be released soon
2021 – ElephantEdge: Building the World’s Most Advanced Wildlife Tracker
ElephantEdge initiative with Hackster.io and Smart Parks to design, manufacture and deploy next-generation elephant tracking collars.
2020 – Interview at The Things Conference
Co-founder Tim van Dam talks about the Smart Parks mission and the elephant and rhino trackers
2020 – Deployment with CCF, Namibia
Short clip of highlights from the deployment in collaboration with the Cheetah Conservation Fund
2020 – Presentation The Things Conference
Presentation by Luka Mustafa from IRNAS on end-to-end solutions from raw components to sensors in the field
2019 – LoRa-based wildlife protection
Video created by Semtech Corporation about how LoRa applications assist in wildlife protection
2019 – The Things Conference
Co-Founder Laurens de Groot talks about wildlife protection using LoRaWAN at the TTN conference 2019
2019 – Wildlabs lecture Laurens de Groot
Wildlabs.net virtual meetup on networked sensors for security and wildlife conflict prevention
2019 – Shuttleworth Foundation application
For his Shuttleworth Foundation application (a slightly younger 😉 Tim explains the Smart Parks solution
2018 – The Tech Interactive on Smart Parks
Video created by the Tech Interactive under their The Tech for Global Good initiative
2018 – Smart Parks system in Mkomazi, Tanzania
Tony Fitzjohn from GAWPT explains why protecting rhino and wildlife, with the help of technology, is crucial
2016 – TEDx Talks on ShadowView
Laurens de Groot talks about how he started the ShadowView Foundation to protect endangered species
2017 – Smart Parks system in Mkomazi, Tanzania
Smart Parks solution installed in Mkomazi by Internet of Life in collaboration with ShadowView Foundation
2022 – Gonarezhou, Zimbabwe
2021 – Luwire, Mozambique
2021 – Koro, Botswana
2023 – Zimbabwe’s Gonarezhou National Park launches wireless tech system to combat wildlife crime.
2022 – Symposium ‘Natuurlijke Begrazing’ door FREE nature (Dutch) – including handout
2022 – Het fd “Het oerwoud krijgt een eigen alarm systeem” (Dutch)
2020 – Nature Today “Wisent voor het eest gezinderd met slimme halsband: een grote stap voor natuurbescherming” (Dutch)
2020 – Het AD “De sensor die neushoors redt: Smart Parks wil stropers de pas afsnijden met technologie” (Dutch)
2019 – Cisco blog “Innovation: techno-conservation converging on a Modular Reference Architecture”
2019 – Universiteit Utrecht blog “Eerste Europese Smart Parks in Europa” (Dutch)
2018 – Emerce “Smart Parks: Nederlandse startup gebruikt IoT om dieren te beschermen” (Dutch)
2017 – Het AD “Wereldnatuurfonds beloont slim Utrechts plan voor natuurbescherming” (Dutch)
2017 – RTV Utrecht “Olifantenplan Utrechter bekroond by WNF-Wedstrijd” (Dutch)
2022 – Geneva Graduate Institute podcast about how sensor technology is used in wildlife conservation
2021 – Radio uitzending NTR focus waar Tim praat over wildlife tech en zijn favoriete nummers (Dutch)
2020 – The Things Podcast an interview with Tim van Dam talking about the wildlife trackers
2017 – Radio uitzending BNNVARA Vroege Vogels na het winnen van de Human Wildlife Tech Challenge (Dutch)
2023 – Podcast Africast – Technologie in strijd tegen stropers (Dutch)