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Fish 2.0 Finalist and ICX Prize Recipient

Dec 12 17Acknowledgements,Interviews,Panels,Press

Fish 2.0 Awards Second Round of Prizes in 2017 Competition CARMEL, CA December 12, 2017 14 businesses will receive ICX prizes, designed to help innovative sustainable seafood ventures grow CARMEL, CA, December 12, 2017—Fish 2.0 today announced the winners of its 11 ICX (Industry Connection) prizes, the final awards in the Fish 2.0 2017 competition for sustainable […]

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Fishermen’s News – Trawl Technology

Aug 1 17Acknowledgements,Interviews,Panels,Press

How to Avoid a Disaster Tow By: Ana Pitchon August 1, 2017 Fishing is an unpredictable business. Sometimes you win big and sometimes you lose. That’s the risk and that’s the thrill. As regulations increase and stocks become harder to find, mitigating your risk is increasingly more important than the thrill of the hunt. You […]

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Fishermen’s News – Boat Prep

Feb 1 17Acknowledgements,Interviews,Panels,Press

“Internet of Things” Solution for Trawl Net Fishermen By: Rob Terry After the crew of the F/V Tabatha cut a small opening in their net in order to get the device inside the net at the desired location near the headrope, Captain Kenny and his brother Jim make sure that the DigiCatch unit is securely […]

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Sea Technology

Aug 1 16Acknowledgements,Interviews,Panels,Press

SmartCatch Enables Catch Precision DigiCatch Helps Fishermen Precisely Harvest Target Species by: Rob Terry August 2016 It’s an early foggy morning in November off the coast of Oregon. The FV Seeker is out searching the cold, choppy water for the perfect place to drop its trawl net. This is only going to be a test […]

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Fast Company – World Changing Ideas

May 25 16Acknowledgements,Interviews,Panels,Press

Trawling nets snap up all kinds of ocean life by accident, decimating species that we don’t even eat. Isn’t it time that technology be used to help end this? May 25, 2016 BY BEN SCHILLER Fishing trawlers are good at catching fish, but not always the right type of fish. Up to a quarter of everything […]

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worldfishing & AQUACULTURE

Apr 29 16Acknowledgements,Interviews,Panels,Press

DigiCatch monitoring system 14 Apr 2016 The DigiCatch system DigiCatch from US company SmartCatch is a real-time remotely controllable HD video, lighting and sensor system that gives the user eyes inside the net to virtually see in the dark in order to monitor the trawl. With DigiCatch new levels of control can be taken over […]

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Popular Mechanics

Dec 14 15Acknowledgements,Interviews,Panels,Press

The Omniscient Fishing Net Fishing nets haven’t changed much since Jesus told Peter to favor the right side of his boat. You put the net in the water. You haul it in. You see what you got. Problem is, accidentally catching endangered fish can decimate their populations. And a catch containing prohibited fish can lead […]

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National Geographic – Ocean Views

Dec 13 15Acknowledgements,Interviews,Panels,Press

Say Goodbye to Bycatch: Fishing Smarter in the 21st Century Posted by Angela Thomas in Ocean Views on November 23, 2015 The Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic (LEX-NG) Fund aims to protect the last wild places in the ocean while facilitating conservation, research, education, and community development programs in the places we explore. This blog entry spotlights some of the exciting work […]

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Edison Awards Finalist

Nov 12 15Acknowledgements,Interviews,Panels,Press

SMARTCATCH™ NAMED EDISON AWARDS 2016 SUSTAINABILITY FINALIST SmartCatch™ is Recognized as an Innovator and Thought Leader in Sustainable Seafood Technology Palo Alto, California, March, 2016 – SmartCatch™, www.smart-catch.com, has been named a 2016 Award Finalist by the internationally renowned Edison Awards™.   The distinguished awards, inspired by Thomas Edison’s persistence and inventiveness, recognize innovation, creativity and […]

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Technologies for Sustainable Fishing

Apr 7 15Acknowledgements,Interviews,Panels,Press

Word Fishing and Aquaculture  New, soon to be released ‘smart technology’ products from SmartCatch LLC are set to give fishermen the ability to not only remotely monitor what is happening inside their nets, but also to provide ways for them to control in-net escape panels, allowing for more precise target-species collection. This more selective method […]

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