Why Tremor?

To understand the use of tremor we need to understand the effects of Ticks. Ticks transmit a greater variety of pathogenic, disease-causing agents to both humans and domestic animals than any other blood-sucking arthropod.

In the United States, there were 500,000 human tick-borne disease cases reported from 2004 to 2016, averaging between 40,000 to 50,000 cases per year. Over the last decade, tick-borne disease occurrence has more than doubled in the United States, and between 2004 and 2016 there were nine different vector-borne human diseases reported for the first time in the US, seven of which were transmitted by tick species within the United States. Despite more than a century of efforts, control of ticks and tick-borne diseases remains a daunting challenge throughout the world.

Our Goals

To meet the need for target control, we are working on Stationary robotic devices that are designed to reduce tick densities and create “tick-free” buffer zones, without the release of any Chemicals.  The main goal of this project is to create a bot which attracts  Ticks.  The time period on building this bot is three months.