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Detector ball / Detecting drone

Detector ball
Detector ball

The biggest problem with forest fire extinguishment is to find embers. They are invisible to naked eye, and can grow into blaze again. Besides, It takes a lot of manpower to find on complex terrain. Therefore, we designed 'Detector ball' to find ember quickly and accurately.
It finds out ember with a infrared thermal sensing camera. After noticing LED and GPS signal from Detector ball, people move to the place and put out embers with water pumps and shovel.
AI system collects information and predict the direction and location of fire lines.
When embers spread to a large fire, the emergency fire extinguisher is sprayed at the ignition point.


incheon national university

incheon national university
Incheon, South Korea

Jooyeon Lee,
Incheon National University

Yebon Kim,
Incheon National University

Yonghyun Cho,
Incheon National University