How does ReportFires app work?

How does ReportFires app work?

ReportFires is a Free app and is available on the App Store,https://apple.co/3lFc1csReportFires helps userto detect nearby wildfire using AI smoke detectionto get notification of wildfire in his/her areato report wildfire quickly by simple map clicksWe shared with you the What, the Why, and the How-to-use in the previous blogposts. Now let’s talk about How does it work.With the advancement in consumer technologies, nowadays smartphones are powerful to do…
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How to use ReportFires app?

How to use ReportFires app?

ReportFires app user can(1) receive notification about wildfire which is within 10km distance(2) report wildfire easily by simple map clicks(3) detect wildfire nearby home1.Receive wildfire NotificationJust download the app, allow the app to access your location information. That's all. You will receive a real-time notification whenever there is a wildfire, which is reported by other user, within 10km distance from you. The wildfire location is also shown on…
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Why did we build the ReportFires app?

Why did we build the ReportFires app?

We built it because we want to help. The Australia mega-bushfire in late 2019 was devastating: 27 million acres (11 million hectares) of bush, forest, and parks across Australia were burned, bigger than Portugal, about the size of Tennessee! 1 billion animals died in this tragedy, and at least 33 people have been killed. Figure 1: 2019 Mega-bushfire in Australia. Source: Eden Hills Country Fire Service's Facebook page…
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ReportFires app: What is it?

ReportFires app: What is it?

Figure 1: Kickstarter campaign prelaunch landing page It is a free AI wildfire detection app. It willalerts you of nearby wildfire reported by other usersdetects wildfire near your homehelps you report wildfire location easily by map clicksReportFires will protect you, your family, and your community from wildfires. No matter you’re running in countryside trails in the morning, working from home in the afternoon, or watching evening TV with…
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ReportFires app – our first Kickstarter campaign

ReportFires app – our first Kickstarter campaign

What is ReportFires app?It is a FREE iOS app which helps you tofight or flight, respond ahead of wildfireprotect your family and community from nearby wildfiresalert others of wildfires in the vicinityReportFires willalert you of nearby wildfiresdetect wildfire near your homehelp you to report wildfire location easily by map clicksReportFires app is a creative idea, isn’t it?It will be available at App Store globally in October. Figure 1:…
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Powertec Telecommunications provides InsightFD Early Bushfire Detection in Australia

Powertec Telecommunications provides InsightFD Early Bushfire Detection in Australia

Powertec Telecommunications, the leading wireless communication products & solutions provider in Australia & New Zealand, partners with Robotics Cats to provide InsightFD Early Wildfire Detection System in the ANZ markets.The 2019 Mega-bushfire burnt an estimated 11.46m hectares, destroyed over 5,900 buildings and killed at least 34 people. Almost 3 billion animals were killed or displaced by the last devastating bushfire season of 2019 and 2020.[1] With the increasing…
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Protect Power Grid from Wildfire – Early Detection, AI, Spread Prediction

Protect Power Grid from Wildfire – Early Detection, AI, Spread Prediction

Power Grid is Threat The Camp Fire was the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history. The fire started on 8th November 2018, ignited by a faulty electric transmission line near Camp Creek Road. A strong east wind drove the fire downhill through developed areas, at the speed of up to 80 football fields a minute 1. An urban firestorm formed in the foothill town of Paradise.…
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RoboticsCats AI Smoke Detection

RoboticsCats AI Smoke Detection

 “In addition to cameras and sensors, artificial intelligence (AI) is another technology that merits rapid adoption for fire prevention, detection, and suppression.” – Independent Institute1 Fast & Accurate Dual-Sensor Our LWIR detection is fast (as small as 2 m2 flame at 5 km). Accurately detect fire occurrence by dual-detection (visual & infrared) Our patented technology accurately determines fire location. Work reliably in tough environments (dark, light polluted, hazy, windy…
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Beyond Ventures-led funding enables Robotics Cats to help protect forests around the world

Beyond Ventures-led funding enables Robotics Cats to help protect forests around the world

“Our investment will help enable Hong Kong technologies to reduce the massive loss of life, environmental problems and financial burdens caused by wildfires” (HONG KONG – 7 July 2020) A HK$6 million investment led by Hong Kong-based venture capital fund Beyond Ventures is enabling a Hong Kong company to help protect over 4 million hectares of forest around the world. Robotics Cats is a global leader in detecting…
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InsightFDs in Chiang Mai, Part 2

InsightFDs in Chiang Mai, Part 2

In the wildfire season just ended last April, our InsightFD early wildfire detection system supported the firefighters to protect the forest in the Huai Kong Khrai Royal Project area, Chiang Mai. Our partner Loxley Public Company installed the system in August 2019. During the fire season between last February and April, the InsightFD system helped the firefighters to early detect forest fires and to take more timely actions!…
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