Ascensao, F., Branquinho, C. & Revilla, E. (2020) Cars as a tool for monitoring and protecting biodiversity.Nature Electronics, 3, 295-297. DOI:10.1038/s41928-020-0430-z (IF2019 27,5; Q1 Engineering, Electrical & Electronic)
Modern cars have an array of sensors that allow different objects to be recognized, including large and small animals. They thus have the potential to become a tool for monitoring biodiversity and improving driver safety. But to achieve this various challenges in computing, communications and privacy need to be addressed.