Latest News Articles categorised 'Research' General news, Research, Shark Recognition Safety from the sky: Shark spotting drones rolled out across Australia By Liam Phelan 19 December 2018 — 4:51pm The Sydney Morning Herald – exclusive What do you do when you become the killer shark capital of the world, have to ban residents and visitors from even entering the water and your tourism industry goes into freefall? The answer, in the case of Reunion Island in […] General news, Research, Search and Rescue SLSA benefits from 3 years of Research & Development by The Ripper Group. Our sponsor Westpac partners with Surf Life Saving Australia to put more eyes in the sky over Aussie coastline this summer. This new program follows on from Westpac’s three year partnership of the Westpac Little Ripper Lifesaver drones in NSW and QLD, and 45 year partnership with Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter Service. The Ripper […] Research, Shark Recognition Sharkspotter™ Wins the Triple Crown of Industry Awards The Ripper Group and University of Technology were big winners at the Australian Information Industry Association awards taking out three main categories for the Sharkspotter™ technology. This is the first time in its 25-year history that a single entity has won the Triple Crown.