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New fire technology detects blaze 10kms away in seconds

Fireball International.
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An innovative device created as a response to the 2019 Peregian fires has proven its worth.

Coast company Fireball.International installed a test camera at the Peregian Digital Hub in November last year to monitor the bushland for fires.

Supernova research turned upside down to find fires, fast

By Tom Burton, The Australian Financial Review.
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Australian space intelligence company Fireball International is using real-time satellite images, ground cameras, sensors and powerful artificial intelligence to find bushfires within minutes, dramatically cutting emergency response times.

New Fire Technology will help save lives

As featured in “Hello Sunshine” magazine December 2020.
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September 9, 2019 started like any other day. It was hot and dry and the grass, bereft of life, crunched underfoot. Much like the rest of Australia, the Sunshine Coast had not seen good rainfall in months and the conditions were now perfect for what was to unfold later that day.

The Power of Cloud Computing to Detect Smoke Before the Fire

By Lexi Reyes, Washintonexec.
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Cloud computing remains a catalyst for critical cross-sector capabilities like real-time data analytics, artificial intelligence and large-volume data acquisition and management — and experts spanning various industries agree putting data to use can help catapult government’s adoption of next-generation technologies.

AWS launches Project Resilience offering US$5K in credits

By Julia Talevski (ARN).
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched Project Resilience in Australia, offering US$5000 in credits to eligible local government, education, and small community organisations to help prepare them in facing natural and man-made disasters.

Fighting Wildfires Goes High Tech With Laser Drones, Sensors and Satellites

By Mike Cherney, Wall Street Journal.
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SYDNEY—In October, a sensor mounted on a 28-foot pole in the Australian countryside detected small particles in the air near a timber plantation and sent out an alert.

Detecting fires to keep the community safe

Protecting the community is at the heart of what Fireball.International does. A global company based locally at the Digital Hub in Peregian Beach, Directors Chris & Gabrielle Tylor were devastated when the fires threatened to engulf the area late last year.

Report: Measuring the economic impact of early bushfire detection

Measuring the economic impact of early bushfire detectionThe fires that occurred over the 2019/20 Australian summer were unprecedented in scale and had a devastating impact on large parts of Australia. In this paper we estimate the economic costs of bushfires between...

Tech made to find galaxies sets its sights on wildfires


by Rachael Meyer, Mongabay News.

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In mid-October, 1991, a wildfire swept across the hillsides of northern Oakland, California, killing 25 people and injuring 150 more. By the time it was under control, around 1,500 acres of wildlands and urban areas had been scorched, including 3,000 homes.

Tech used in space to help detect fires in Australia

University of Southern Queensland
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Fireball.International, a start-up company based in Peregian Beach, is using satellites and sensors on towers to detect fires when they are still very small and much easier to extinguish.

New fire technology detects blaze 10kms away in seconds

New fire technology detects blaze 10kms away in seconds

Fireball International.
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An innovative device created as a response to the 2019 Peregian fires has proven its worth.

Coast company Fireball.International installed a test camera at the Peregian Digital Hub in November last year to monitor the bushland for fires.

read more
Supernova research turned upside down to find fires, fast

Supernova research turned upside down to find fires, fast

By Tom Burton, The Australian Financial Review.
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Australian space intelligence company Fireball International is using real-time satellite images, ground cameras, sensors and powerful artificial intelligence to find bushfires within minutes, dramatically cutting emergency response times.

read more
New Fire Technology will help save lives

New Fire Technology will help save lives

As featured in “Hello Sunshine” magazine December 2020.
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September 9, 2019 started like any other day. It was hot and dry and the grass, bereft of life, crunched underfoot. Much like the rest of Australia, the Sunshine Coast had not seen good rainfall in months and the conditions were now perfect for what was to unfold later that day.

read more
The Power of Cloud Computing to Detect Smoke Before the Fire

The Power of Cloud Computing to Detect Smoke Before the Fire

By Lexi Reyes, Washintonexec.
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Cloud computing remains a catalyst for critical cross-sector capabilities like real-time data analytics, artificial intelligence and large-volume data acquisition and management — and experts spanning various industries agree putting data to use can help catapult government’s adoption of next-generation technologies.

read more
AWS launches Project Resilience offering US$5K in credits

AWS launches Project Resilience offering US$5K in credits

By Julia Talevski (ARN).
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched Project Resilience in Australia, offering US$5000 in credits to eligible local government, education, and small community organisations to help prepare them in facing natural and man-made disasters.

read more