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If you have birds flying around carrying UvA-BiTS trackers, then this software can save the SMS messages containing the bird's last known positions which are sent by the tracker to the UvA Bird tracking system's central database.

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What eEcology-SMS-reciever can do for you

  • Provides a way for eEcologists to read the SMS messags sent by the UvA-BiTS trackers
  • It receives messages from SMSSync Android app and stores them in the UvA-BiTS database
  • When a bird is far away from a base station and an ecologist wants a low frequency way of tracking the bird, this software will capture the SMS message sent by the tracker.
  • Real time data analysis
Programming Language
  • Python
  • Apache-2.0
Source code

Participating organizations


  • Stefan Verhoeven
    Netherlands eScience Center
Contact person
Stefan Verhoeven
Netherlands eScience Center