Ocean’s Day 2023

Written by Patricia Sestari

June 8, 2023


Happy Ocean’s Day!

At Voyis, we are proud to contribute to the preservation of our precious marine ecosystems through our innovative underwater optical sensors. Today, on this special occasion, we would like to share how our cutting-edge technology aids in the conservation and protection of our oceans.

Our underwater optical sensors serve as essential tools for monitoring and understanding the health of marine environments. By harnessing the power of advanced optics and data analytics, our sensors provide valuable insights into the underwater world, enabling researchers, conservationists, and policymakers to make informed decisions and take effective actions towards marine preservation.

Here’s how our underwater optical sensors make a difference:

1️⃣ Environmental Monitoring: Our underwater optical sensors excel in visually mapping the state of marine environments, allowing us to assess the availability of crucial resources necessary for the sustainability of marine ecosystems. By capturing high-resolution optical data (stills images, video, real-time 3D models and point cloud data), our sensors provide valuable insights into the abundance of visually detectable resources, such as coral reefs, seagrass beds, and fish populations. This information enables us to evaluate the health and productivity of the marine environment, ensuring that adequate resources are present to support marine life and maintain a balanced ecosystem.

2️⃣ Biodiversity Conservation: By leveraging state-of-the-art imaging capabilities, our sensors enable researchers to study and monitor marine biodiversity. They help identify and track various species, including endangered ones, aiding in conservation efforts and the implementation of targeted protection measures.

3️⃣ Coral Reef Preservation: Coral reefs are biodiversity hotspots and are under significant threat due to climate change and human activities. Our sensors play a vital role in monitoring coral reef ecosystems by providing real-time data on crucial parameters for coral health, as we can detect the health of the coral based on colour and creating high resolution models to track the rate of growth. This knowledge is instrumental in implementing effective conservation strategies and promoting the recovery of damaged reefs.

4️⃣ Enforcing Marine Protected Areas: In addition to our contributions in monitoring marine environments, our underwater optical sensors play a pivotal role in enforcing marine protected areas (MPAs). We go beyond data collection by utilizing our advanced technology to create a digital twin of the state of the MPA. This digital representation allows us to conduct annual inspections and assess the effectiveness of the MPA in preserving marine biodiversity. By comparing current conditions with historical data, we can determine if the MPA is thriving or if stronger measures are required for enhanced protection. This empowers us to take proactive steps in safeguarding these critical areas and ensuring their long-term sustainability.

5️⃣ Sustainable Resource Management: Our technology aids in the sustainable management of marine resources. By monitoring factors such as fish populations, migration patterns, and growth rate. Our sensors contribute to the development of responsible fishing practices and the preservation of fish stocks.

On this Ocean’s Day, let’s recognize the importance of our oceans and the urgent need for their conservation. At Voyis, we remain committed to leveraging our expertise in underwater optical sensors to contribute to a sustainable and thriving future for our marine ecosystems.

Join us in celebrating our oceans today and every day. Together, let’s make a difference!

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