{"id":190542250011,"title":"Transect - App for Visualizing Mobile Transect Data","handle":"transect-app-for-visualizing-mobile-transect-data","description":"\u003cp class=\"f-fp\"\u003eMyotisoft \u003cem\u003eTransect \u003c\/em\u003eis a tool for visualizing acoustic transects using Google Earth. Simply grab a bat detector and a GPS unit, then drive, bike, or walk your transect route from start to finish. When you get home, \u003cem\u003eTransect\u003c\/em\u003e will allow you to view every bat call exactly where it was recorded!\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eSimply record your transect with a GPS unit (even your smart phone will work!); process your call sequence recordings to remove noise files and rename files as you identify species – SonoBat’s SonoBatch + SonoVet makes this easy. Then run the \"Transecticizer\" to view your calls – organized by species –  exactly where they were recorded! Full spectrum recordings from Pettersson, Binary Acoustic Technology, and Wildlife Acoustics bat detectors are supported, as well as AnaBat ZeroCrossing files. Transect runs on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"style568\"\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style1163\"\u003eWhy you need Transect\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eTransect came about when interest in bat acoustic transects exploded, yet there was no way to easily visually represent the data. BCM uses all popular brands of detectors available in North America, so we needed a utility that could work with all the different metadata formats in existance.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eTransect provids a way to visualize transects geospatially, and with temporal component;\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eIt allows multiple instances of the same transect to be compared geospatially to discover trends;\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eIt makes it EASY to analyze a single transect, and to analyze multiple routes over years;\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eMost importantly, it prevents vendor \/ platform \/ toolset lock-in so we don’t lose valuable years of data;\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eTransect allows managers to quickly provide staff and volunteers instant gratification for their work, keeping people engaged in long projects;\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eTried and tested at \u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.batsurveysolutions.com\"\u003eBat Survey Solutions\u003c\/a\u003e workshops since 2012. It just works.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eDoes NOT require detector with built in GPS capability.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eUnlike other transect visualizing solutions that simply use quite often erroneous auto classifier results to generate tracks, Transect is a real solution intended to be  be run at the -end- of your workflow so that absolutely no noise files or undesirable misclassified bats are included in your data. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style347\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style1160\"\u003eRequirements and Download Transect\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eTo view your bat call locations on Google Earth or a GIS program, you don't need to have a bat detector with a built-in GPS. Your project personnel don't even need the same brand of detector. Before going off half-cocked though, consider that Transect is really at the end of your data post processing workflow and do this homework first:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eRecord with any detector generating a timestamp (luckily this is any modern full spectrum device from Pettersson, Binary Acoustic Technologies, BatBox Griffin, Wildlife Acoustics, legacy device data processed using the SonoBat Batch Attributer, and also Anabat files).\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eSimultaneously record a GPX track log file using a modern GPS (even a smartphone app does this, we like \u003ca href=\"http:\/\/gps.motionx.com\/\" target=\"_blank\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003eMotionX GPS\u003c\/a\u003e). \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eOptionally (though rather strongly suggested for the prettiest Transect eye candy) remove all noise files, properly attribute your files with rich metadata, and manually verify species classifications and resulting filename extensions.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eOnce you've got your folder of bat calls the way you like them (post processed, etc.) and the GPX track file is handy, then it is time to unleash Transect on them both. Even a very large dataset will only take a few seconds to produce a Google Earth KML file.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eYou may download Myotisoft Transect to evaluate it using your own data. We would love your feedback, and actively support requests for features and enhancements. Please email \u003ca href=\"mailto:info@myotisoft.com\"\u003einfo@myotisoft.com\u003c\/a\u003e to let us know what you think; no comment too small, no feature request too big!\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #38761d;\"\u003eAvailable In Stock, \u003cem\u003eInstant Download\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e","published_at":"2017-09-25T14:40:38-04:00","created_at":"2017-10-12T09:01:18-04:00","vendor":"Myotisoft","type":"Software","tags":["Software"],"price":0,"price_min":0,"price_max":19900,"available":true,"price_varies":true,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":2730675077147,"title":"Transect 30-Day Trial","option1":"Transect 30-Day Trial","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"MyoSoft-Trans-Trial","requires_shipping":false,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Transect - App for Visualizing Mobile Transect Data - Transect 30-Day Trial","public_title":"Transect 30-Day Trial","options":["Transect 30-Day Trial"],"price":0,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":-10,"inventory_management":null,"inventory_policy":"continue","barcode":""},{"id":2700291309595,"title":"Transect ($99)","option1":"Transect ($99)","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"MyoSoft-Transect","requires_shipping":false,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Transect - App for Visualizing Mobile Transect Data - Transect ($99)","public_title":"Transect ($99)","options":["Transect ($99)"],"price":9900,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":-3,"inventory_management":null,"inventory_policy":"continue","barcode":""},{"id":2730722197531,"title":"Transect Pro 30-Day Trial","option1":"Transect Pro 30-Day Trial","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"MyoSoft-TransPro-Trial","requires_shipping":false,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Transect - App for Visualizing Mobile Transect Data - Transect Pro 30-Day Trial","public_title":"Transect Pro 30-Day Trial","options":["Transect Pro 30-Day Trial"],"price":0,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":-2,"inventory_management":null,"inventory_policy":"continue","barcode":""},{"id":2700870025243,"title":"Transect Pro ($199)","option1":"Transect Pro ($199)","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"MyoSoft-TransectPro","requires_shipping":false,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Transect - App for Visualizing Mobile Transect Data - Transect Pro ($199)","public_title":"Transect Pro ($199)","options":["Transect Pro ($199)"],"price":19900,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":-13,"inventory_management":null,"inventory_policy":"continue","barcode":""}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/products\/2017_Mobile_Transects.023.jpeg?v=1507814678","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/products\/2017_Mobile_Transects.017.jpeg?v=1507814678","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/products\/2017_Mobile_Transects.018.jpeg?v=1507814678","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/products\/2017_Mobile_Transects.019.jpeg?v=1507814678","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/products\/2017_Mobile_Transects.020.jpeg?v=1507814678","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/products\/2017_Mobile_Transects.021.jpeg?v=1507814678","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/products\/2017_Mobile_Transects.024.jpeg?v=1507814686","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/products\/2017_Mobile_Transects.027.jpeg?v=1507814696","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/products\/2017_Mobile_Transects.031.jpeg?v=1507814707","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/products\/2017_Mobile_Transects.030.jpeg?v=1507814715"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/products\/2017_Mobile_Transects.023.jpeg?v=1507814678","options":["License Type"],"content":"\u003cp class=\"f-fp\"\u003eMyotisoft \u003cem\u003eTransect \u003c\/em\u003eis a tool for visualizing acoustic transects using Google Earth. Simply grab a bat detector and a GPS unit, then drive, bike, or walk your transect route from start to finish. When you get home, \u003cem\u003eTransect\u003c\/em\u003e will allow you to view every bat call exactly where it was recorded!\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eSimply record your transect with a GPS unit (even your smart phone will work!); process your call sequence recordings to remove noise files and rename files as you identify species – SonoBat’s SonoBatch + SonoVet makes this easy. Then run the \"Transecticizer\" to view your calls – organized by species –  exactly where they were recorded! Full spectrum recordings from Pettersson, Binary Acoustic Technology, and Wildlife Acoustics bat detectors are supported, as well as AnaBat ZeroCrossing files. Transect runs on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"style568\"\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style1163\"\u003eWhy you need Transect\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eTransect came about when interest in bat acoustic transects exploded, yet there was no way to easily visually represent the data. BCM uses all popular brands of detectors available in North America, so we needed a utility that could work with all the different metadata formats in existance.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eTransect provids a way to visualize transects geospatially, and with temporal component;\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eIt allows multiple instances of the same transect to be compared geospatially to discover trends;\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eIt makes it EASY to analyze a single transect, and to analyze multiple routes over years;\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eMost importantly, it prevents vendor \/ platform \/ toolset lock-in so we don’t lose valuable years of data;\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eTransect allows managers to quickly provide staff and volunteers instant gratification for their work, keeping people engaged in long projects;\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eTried and tested at \u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.batsurveysolutions.com\"\u003eBat Survey Solutions\u003c\/a\u003e workshops since 2012. It just works.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eDoes NOT require detector with built in GPS capability.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eUnlike other transect visualizing solutions that simply use quite often erroneous auto classifier results to generate tracks, Transect is a real solution intended to be  be run at the -end- of your workflow so that absolutely no noise files or undesirable misclassified bats are included in your data. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style347\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style1160\"\u003eRequirements and Download Transect\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eTo view your bat call locations on Google Earth or a GIS program, you don't need to have a bat detector with a built-in GPS. Your project personnel don't even need the same brand of detector. Before going off half-cocked though, consider that Transect is really at the end of your data post processing workflow and do this homework first:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eRecord with any detector generating a timestamp (luckily this is any modern full spectrum device from Pettersson, Binary Acoustic Technologies, BatBox Griffin, Wildlife Acoustics, legacy device data processed using the SonoBat Batch Attributer, and also Anabat files).\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eSimultaneously record a GPX track log file using a modern GPS (even a smartphone app does this, we like \u003ca href=\"http:\/\/gps.motionx.com\/\" target=\"_blank\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003eMotionX GPS\u003c\/a\u003e). \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eOptionally (though rather strongly suggested for the prettiest Transect eye candy) remove all noise files, properly attribute your files with rich metadata, and manually verify species classifications and resulting filename extensions.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eOnce you've got your folder of bat calls the way you like them (post processed, etc.) and the GPX track file is handy, then it is time to unleash Transect on them both. Even a very large dataset will only take a few seconds to produce a Google Earth KML file.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style221\"\u003eYou may download Myotisoft Transect to evaluate it using your own data. We would love your feedback, and actively support requests for features and enhancements. Please email \u003ca href=\"mailto:info@myotisoft.com\"\u003einfo@myotisoft.com\u003c\/a\u003e to let us know what you think; no comment too small, no feature request too big!\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #38761d;\"\u003eAvailable In Stock, \u003cem\u003eInstant Download\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e"}

Transect - App for Visualizing Mobile Transect Data

Product Description

Myotisoft Transect is a tool for visualizing acoustic transects using Google Earth. Simply grab a bat detector and a GPS unit, then drive, bike, or walk your transect route from start to finish. When you get home, Transect will allow you to view every bat call exactly where it was recorded!

Simply record your transect with a GPS unit (even your smart phone will work!); process your call sequence recordings to remove noise files and rename files as you identify species – SonoBat’s SonoBatch + SonoVet makes this easy. Then run the "Transecticizer" to view your calls – organized by species –  exactly where they were recorded! Full spectrum recordings from Pettersson, Binary Acoustic Technology, and Wildlife Acoustics bat detectors are supported, as well as AnaBat ZeroCrossing files. Transect runs on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.

 

Why you need Transect

Transect came about when interest in bat acoustic transects exploded, yet there was no way to easily visually represent the data. BCM uses all popular brands of detectors available in North America, so we needed a utility that could work with all the different metadata formats in existance.

  • Transect provids a way to visualize transects geospatially, and with temporal component;
  • It allows multiple instances of the same transect to be compared geospatially to discover trends;
  • It makes it EASY to analyze a single transect, and to analyze multiple routes over years;
  • Most importantly, it prevents vendor / platform / toolset lock-in so we don’t lose valuable years of data;
  • Transect allows managers to quickly provide staff and volunteers instant gratification for their work, keeping people engaged in long projects;
  • Tried and tested at Bat Survey Solutions workshops since 2012. It just works.
  • Does NOT require detector with built in GPS capability.
  • Unlike other transect visualizing solutions that simply use quite often erroneous auto classifier results to generate tracks, Transect is a real solution intended to be  be run at the -end- of your workflow so that absolutely no noise files or undesirable misclassified bats are included in your data. 

 

Requirements and Download Transect

To view your bat call locations on Google Earth or a GIS program, you don't need to have a bat detector with a built-in GPS. Your project personnel don't even need the same brand of detector. Before going off half-cocked though, consider that Transect is really at the end of your data post processing workflow and do this homework first:

  • Record with any detector generating a timestamp (luckily this is any modern full spectrum device from Pettersson, Binary Acoustic Technologies, BatBox Griffin, Wildlife Acoustics, legacy device data processed using the SonoBat Batch Attributer, and also Anabat files).
  • Simultaneously record a GPX track log file using a modern GPS (even a smartphone app does this, we like MotionX GPS).
  • Optionally (though rather strongly suggested for the prettiest Transect eye candy) remove all noise files, properly attribute your files with rich metadata, and manually verify species classifications and resulting filename extensions.

Once you've got your folder of bat calls the way you like them (post processed, etc.) and the GPX track file is handy, then it is time to unleash Transect on them both. Even a very large dataset will only take a few seconds to produce a Google Earth KML file.

You may download Myotisoft Transect to evaluate it using your own data. We would love your feedback, and actively support requests for features and enhancements. Please email info@myotisoft.com to let us know what you think; no comment too small, no feature request too big!

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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

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  • Hi! Are Myotisoft Transect and Transect Pro licenses able to be used on multiple computers? For example, I work on 3 different computers depending on where I am (accessing info via USB stick or the cloud). Would I be able to have Myotisoft on all 3 of my computers, or would I need 3 different licenses? Thank you!

    Hello Carter - Similar to SonoBat, the policy is to install on as many computers are you like, per user. We understand acoustic monitoring often uses multiple computers per user. If you have multiple users in your lab/office, for example, in that spirit they should have their own copies. Thanks!

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