California Team Quantum Global Winner for Zoohackathon

California Quantum Global Winner for Zoohackathon

California Team Quantum Winner Of Zoohackathon

The US State Department is pleased to announce that Team Quantum is Zacakathon the global winner from Colombia. The runners-up are Indonesia's Navy Navy Pangolin, and Brazilian team Jhony32 finished third, fifteen Lakhak participants took place from 14 countries around the world. More than 1,000 participants simultaneously generated more than 135 technical solutions to enhance grassroots efforts to fight the crisis of wildlife trafficking. Threat to national security from wildlife trafficking, Weakens the rule of law; Robs communities of legitimate economic livelihoods; And pushes the species to the brink of extinction. Technology and innovation are important to combat this crime. Team Quantum created a solution that combines hardware and software to monitor the amount of wood carried by logging trucks. The system measures the weight of the wood, checks the locations of vehicles, and sends information to the server. If a discrepancy is detected (when compared to government-issued permits), the system alerts the relevant authorities and companies about the irregularity. Team Navy Pangolin created a data extraction and verification tool by artificial intelligence that automatically processes online articles and extracts critical information about wildlife seizures for use by analysts. Team Jhony32 created a mobile application that uses machine learning algorithms to identify endangered species and enables public reporting of wildlife trafficking incidents. The report includes photos and GPS locations to help target law enforcement efforts. Congratulations to the global winners.