Keeping fish healthy with the help of smart cameras

Singapore Aquaculture Technologies co-founder Dirk Eichelberger said of the smart camera system to detect disease spread in fish stock: "It can't tell you what the disease is, but it can warn you about it."
Singapore Aquaculture Technologies co-founder Dirk Eichelberger said of the smart camera system to detect disease spread in fish stock: "It can't tell you what the disease is, but it can warn you about it."ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

When fish fall ill, it would take the sharp eyes of the fish farmer to detect the spread of diseases in his fish stock and nip it in the bud in time.

But what if his fish number in the thousands, making it close to impossible to watch over each of them?

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 04, 2020, with the headline 'Keeping fish healthy with the help of smart cameras'. Subscribe