Pest control companies banding together to use smart rodent system

Killem Pest's electronic rodent monitoring trap offers rodent surveillance and immediate notification when a rodent is caught.
Killem Pest's electronic rodent monitoring trap offers rodent surveillance and immediate notification when a rodent is caught.PHOTO: COURTESY OF KILLEM PEST

To wage an effective war against the pests that creep around Singapore's urban jungle, pest control companies are banding together to use a smart rodent system.

The digital system allows operators to monitor multiple trap sites, record data around the clock and store the information online for easy access through mobile devices.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 01, 2019, with the headline 'Banding digitally to battle pests'. Print Edition | Subscribe