Fire Alert – Early Forest Fire Detection System #drone #droneday
Wesley Eccles created this IoT fire detection system. Instead of heavy infrastructure drones deliver IoT beacons for a mesh system. From Hackster.io:
This device is meant to be dropped from a plane/ helicopter deep into the forest. Current fire detection systems require a large infrastructure setup, however, this system is designed to drop and forget. No maintenance or even ground access is needed to deploy the system. Using LoRa as a way to communicate between nodes, the system will detect a wildfire before it can get out of hand.
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