A set of
software tools supports the user in managing all data of ICES age reading
workshops and exchanges. The workshop or exchange manager can
manage the meta data related to workshops and exchanges, and
the age reader can carry out age readings by annotating otolith images. All
registered data are available in the connected reporting environment.
SmartDots age reading platform is an open source solution originally developed by ILVO ((Flanders research institute for agriculture, fisheries and food). All source code is
The development of SmartDots within ICES is guided by the working group on SmartDots Governance (WGSMART).