CITRIS Workforce Innovation Program 2022 – Epilogue

CITRIS Workforce Innovation Program 2022 – Epilogue

It was a great experience participating in the CITRIS Workforce Innovation Program. Thank Azarely Bedolla, Cassie Young, and Manjari Talasila. I am proud to work with you in this internship program. Figure 1: The undergrads presented their research results on the Intern Demo Day. We collaborated with three brilliant undergrads…
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RoboticsCats join EIE in Edinburgh

RoboticsCats join EIE in Edinburgh

Hello, Edinburgh. Now I’m Here. Figure 1: St Giles’ Cathedral I was working in Edinburgh on the week of 5th September 2022. It was my first time in the capital of Scotland. I was lucky to visit some landmarks during this busy 5-day trip: Calton Hill, Royal Mile, St Giles’…
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Wildland Urban interfaces (WUI) are facing dangerous fire threats

Wildland Urban interfaces (WUI) are facing dangerous fire threats

Wildland-urban interfaces (WUI) are areas where dense urban development meets and intermingles with wildland vegetation. WUIs are created through building new houses and other structures near the natural environment, or through the regrowth of new vegetation in developed lands. As beautiful as it is to have greenery surrounding a community,…
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Wildfire Detection Technologies

Wildfire Detection Technologies

2022 has been a challenging year so far. The world is still trying to recover from a pandemic turmoil, tackling inflation caused by energy and food supply-chain problems, all while fighting a global climate crisis. Climate change is causing wildfires to become more frequent and intense. Failing to suppress fires…
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Customer interview: CIEMSA in Uruguay

Customer interview: CIEMSA in Uruguay

On Thursday, July 30, 2022, CITRIS Workforce Innovation intern, Azarely Bedolla, had the opportunity to chat with RoboticsCats’ proud customer, CIEMSA, to hear more about their experiences using LookOut Wildfire Detection SaaS. CIEMSA is a Uruguay based company, providing infrastructure engineering, construction, assembly, operation, and maintenance services. Their project manager,…
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LookOut Cam app turns smartphone into wildfire sensor

LookOut Cam app turns smartphone into wildfire sensor

The best camera is the one that's with you Fig 1: LookOut Cam app repurposes an old smartphone as a wildfire detection visual sensor. The first public demo was shown to the Go Austria Spring 2022 cohorts at the Zoku Vienna Hotel on 27th May 2022. You can now use…
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RoboticsCats x WWF Hong Kong: AI bird detection

RoboticsCats x WWF Hong Kong: AI bird detection

Did you know? Mai Po and the Inner Deep Bay provide food and habitat for over 60,000 birds from more than 400 species each year. Fig 1: Mai Po Nature Reserve. Source: WWF-Hong Kong Located on the northwestern corner of Hong Kong, the Mai Po and Inner Deep Bay wetlands…
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RoboticsCats joins CITRIS to Innovate Workforce of future

RoboticsCats joins CITRIS to Innovate Workforce of future

It is an honor for us to participate in the CITRIS Workforce Innovation Program. Three brilliant University of California (UC) undergrads will be joining RoboticsCats as interns this summer. They will apply their knowledge in environmental sciences and engineering in a climatetech startup environment. They will add diversity, new perspectives,…
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RoboticsCats Go Austria Spring 2022

RoboticsCats Go Austria Spring 2022

It is our honor that RoboticsCats is one of the 17 Asia deep tech startups participating in the Go Austria Spring 2022 program organized by Global Incubator Network Austria (GIN). I will join the other entrepreneurs to visit Vienna this June to meet potential customers and business partners in Austria…
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LookOut HTTP GET image input method

LookOut HTTP GET image input method

LookOut wildfire detection SaaS now supports live web photos as image inputs. LookOut will detect early-stage wildfires in web images. There are tens of thousands of websites that provide live photos (updated every few seconds or minutes) captured by surveillance cameras in different parts of the world. Some photos show…
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