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Lotek builds tracking systems that enable researchers to monitor creatures of any size and in any environment.
Lotek Wireless, a Newmarket, Ontario based innovator of wildlife monitoring technologies designs and manufactures tracking systems that enable researchers to accurately monitor wildlife activity in diverse geographic areas.
Lotek was founded by CEO, Jim Lotimer, an award winning electrical engineer and leading researcher. Jim realized that by facilitating insights into animal migration patterns, he could empower scientists and governments to make informed decisions around environmental stewardship, threatened species and natural resources.
Lotek builds tracking systems that enable researchers to monitor creatures of any size and in any environment. This data enables scientists to understand real or potential impacts to habitat, follow migration routes, and track the survival rates of endangered species. Lotek’s tracking technologies span four classes; radio, acoustic, satellite and archival systems. Their suite of tags, trackers and collars offer customers the ability to generate locational data and video for a wide variety of mammals, birds and fish ranging in size from salmon smolts to elephants.
Lotek’s technology is instrumental in conservation efforts for overhunted or climate change displaced animal populations; it is used by to top researchers in over 35 countries worldwide, and is in use on every continent and in every ocean on Earth.