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BBC Click: Professor Izzet Kale speaks about his research on wireless fire sensors for firefighting
Electronic Engineering 12 December 2018
Professor Izzet Kale and his team developed a wireless sensor network aimed at monitoring and helping tackle forest fires. In his interview Professor Kale explained how the solar powered prototypes senses track essential information and provide with immediate feedback for firefighting.
He described how the sensors work, explaining that if one sensor detects a fire, it will alert neighbouring sensors, which will attempt to detect fire and measure the distance from the fire, this information is conveyed to a master sensor and then the server which then triggers the release of a drone camera to get a visual. With this technology, you can fight fires, day and night, with no visibility.
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