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Stay curious


The dG is the first long-range optical device to allow you to identify and document your sightings and share them with other people.

Document. Identify. Share. SWAROVSKI OPTIK's dG (digital guide) teaches nature enthusiasts worldwide more about wildlife.
IDENTIFYDISCOVER NATURELearn more about the wildlife you spot. The dG helps you to identify birds and other animals on your own. With the simple push of a button, your sightings are transferred to your smartphone, your Merlin Bird ID app, or the Wildlife ID app for automatic identification.
DOCUMENTTREASURE MOMENTSSeamlessly observe, photograph and track your wildlife encounters. With 8x magnification power, you won’t miss a thing. Store your images and videos in the SWAROVSKI OPTIK dG app to preserve your special moments. Even without a connection to your mobile device, your dG can take and save up to 50 photos.
SHARESHARE THE JOYShare your discoveries with others. An integrated Wi-Fi hotspot allows several of your companions to follow your sightings by live stream. You can also share your adventures on social networks with friends and the worldwide community.
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Apps provide information about thewildlife and help you to identify your sightings.
SWAROVSKI OPTIK recommends Merlin Bird ID and Wildlife ID app.

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Wildlife ID App

The SWAROVSKI OPTIK Wildlife ID app identifies the most common mammals, butterflies and dragonflies in Europe.

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Merlin Bird ID

The Merlin app’s main function is to identify more than 5,000 bird species worldwide. When you take a photo, it is transferred directly to the Merlin app.

Document. Identify. Share. SWAROVSKI OPTIK's dG (digital guide) teaches nature enthusiasts worldwide more about wildlife.



There are thousands of people enjoying birding and outdoor life with SWAROVSKI OPTIK devices. Do you have an idea, application or digital service that could be connected with a SWAROVSKI OPTIK product?Then you are at the right place here. You can start building a solution fueled by our dG, the digital guide. Let’s create apps to benefit passionate customers!

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