WSJ Article: How Better Tech Could Save Lives in a World of Bigger, Faster, More Devastating Fires
As wildfires become more frequent and severe, innovative technologies are proving crucial in early detection and prevention efforts. Recent developments include a US government satellite that detected a fire in Lahaina, Hawaii, and prototype systems like NOAA's Next Generation Fire System. Tower-mounted cameras using AI to identify smoke and ground-level sensors detecting gases linked to fires are being tested.
Companies like our are deploying solar-powered sensors, creating comprehensive fire intelligence networks. These advancements aim to enhance early detection, inform firefighting strategies, and tackle the growing threat of devastating wildfires in the US.
Read more about these technological solutions in the full Wall Street Journal article: