Hikvision technologies reveal the wonders of nature in Africa



April 22, 2024

/PRNewswire/ — An African safari is probably at the top of many people’s bucket lists. As the second largest continent in the world, it is widely believed to be the “cradle of humanity”. According to scholars, the beautiful name is ”


” stems from words such as the Egyptian word Afru-ika, meaning ‘Motherland’; the Greek word aphrike, meaning ‘without cold’; and the Latin word aprica, meaning ‘sunny’.

Hikvision technologies reveal the wonders of nature in Africa

The continent certainly lives up to its name, offering everything from beautiful tropical coastlines to the second largest rainforest in the world. And thanks to the ‘heartbeat’ of this country – wildlife – symphonies of life unfold here every day.

However, the stunning “heartbeat” becomes weaker. According to the WWF, the world’s wildlife population has shrunk by an average of 69% in just under fifty years, as humans continue to destroy forests, pollute lands, poach animals and consume beyond the planet’s boundaries. Zoom in on


Since 1970 we have lost 66% of the entire economy


wild animals.

Save the hyena

A hyena accidentally stepped into a poacher’s trap. With his throat tightly closed, he fell to the ground and bled profusely. If left alone in the wild, it was doomed to death. Fortunately, a Hikvision camera spotted the injured animal, allowing conservationists to arrive in time and free it from the trap.

The hyena is just one of many beneficiaries of Hikvision’s advanced technologies. Company products were installed to observe various wild animals


including black rhinos, giraffes, lions, cheetahs, elephants, etc. The high-resolution capabilities of Hikvision cameras have effectively helped improve image and video data quality both day and night, allowing in-depth analysis of animal behavior for wildlife protection and educational purposes.

Hand in hand

Hikvision has long been committed to deploying its innovative technologies and solutions to help maintain the resilience of ecosystems and combat biodiversity loss worldwide. By joining hands with partners and local communities, the company’s footprint in biodiversity conservation has expanded to several continents around the world.



Hikvision partnered with Africam, a local company dedicated to protecting wildlife biodiversity. By building real-time observation systems in Madikwe Game Reserve, Balule Nature Reserve, Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Amboseli National Park, Kapama Game Reserve, Zambezi National Park, Mabula Game Reserve, Shamwari Reserve and Tembe Elephant Park, Hikvision mapped biodiversity , detected intruders, thus protecting the fragile beauty of wildlife. Meanwhile, through livestreaming series and educational content, the two companies helped raise conservation awareness to a wider audience and inspired people to do something to protect wildlife.

Based on previous success, Africam is currently talking about more reserves in countries such as

South Africa









to explore new collaboration opportunities with Hikvision. “The high resolution cameras supplied by Hikvision are a gamechanger with IR night vision that is superior to anything we have used before and performs brilliantly. We really appreciate your help and support; it does indeed make a difference to the conservation and capture of wild animals for a global audience The collaboration between Africam and Hikvision is a good example of how technology companies can make a big difference in saving Africa’s nature,” said a representative.


from Africam told Hikvision.

Continued commitment

As part of the Global STAR Program for Social Good, the partnership with Africam is just one example of Hikvision’s long-term efforts to conserve biodiversity, practice social responsibility and promote a sustainable future.

“Hikvision works with partners around the world to protect our ecosystems and save the planet. In this process, their dedication and hard work have deeply impressed us,” said Shen Xiaomin, initiator of Hikvision’s Global STAR Program for Social Good . “We are so pleased that our products and technologies can be widely used to support their efforts in different scenarios. And we look forward to working with more partners in the future to put ‘Tech for a Better World’ into practice to take.”

Join us now

Hikvision is committed to researching how innovative technology can safeguard the world’s sustainability and biodiversity. If you would like to join us in our efforts to benefit communities and protect our precious nature and culture, visit our Global STAR Program for Social Good page!

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