NBC News – Using satellites and AI, space-based technology is shaping the future of firefighting

news-wfs-bootleg-fire-california-cluster

The current space race isn’t just for billionaires.

Using satellites, drones and artificial intelligence, emerging technology is changing the way firefighting agencies and governments battle the ever-increasing threat of wildfires as hundreds of thousands of acres burn across the western United States.

New programs are being developed by startups and research institutions to predict fire behavior, monitor drought and even detect fires when they first start. As climate change continues to increase the intensity and frequency of wildfires, these breakthroughs offer at least one tool in the growing arsenal of prevention and suppression strategies.

 
Click here to read the full article!

Like this article?

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

Related Posts

Don't miss any news!

Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
LOGOS, MEDIA, LITERATURE. STAY UP TO DATE

STAY UP TO DATE

Sign up for our newsletter. The official source for everything happening at OroraTech.

BRAND LIBRARY

We have created a press kit with images and assets of our brand for use in any media and publications. The images can be downloaded in a complete .zip file.

For press inquiries, please contact us at press@ororatech.com.

QUESTIONS & CONCERNS

GET IN TOUCH