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S.F. startup uses AI to detect wildfires before they become catastrophic

Gregory Thomas
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December 2, 2021

As another brutal wildfire season winds down across the western United States, a San Francisco startup has devised a means of detecting blazes in remote landscapes within moments of ignition.

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Aspen testing program that uses artificial intelligence to detect wildfire smoke

9news.com
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November 30, 2021

Aspen Fire partnered with a California-based company for a pilot program training cameras with artificial intelligence to better detect smoke.

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Wildfire detection tech firm launches pilots in Napa, Sonoma, Lake counties

Susan Wood
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November 15, 2021

Detecting an industry ablaze with potential and government funding, San Francisco-based Pano has launched a pilot program with mountaintop camera stations that started to spot wildfires in the North Bay late last year.

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Pano AI is creating a modern-day solution to detect and douse wildfires before they grow

Kevin Truong
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November 1, 2021

Pano AI is hard at work changing the way communities detect fire and reduce their spread using high-resolution cameras that are always on alert.

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PG&E, Portland General Complete Pilots with AI-Based Wildfire Detection System

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October 29, 2021

The pilot programs have demonstrated the power of ultra-high-definition imagery and artificial intelligence to detect fires, enhancing situational awareness to prevent potential devastation

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Big Sky, Big Data: Mont. Area Pilots AI for Wildfire Defense

Julia Edinger
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October 19, 2021

The Big Sky Fire Department, located in the community of Big Sky, Mont., is testing out Pano's AI wildfire detection technology to help increase fire visibility and improve response efforts.

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Smoke-detecting AI camera installed on Lone Mountain

Bella Butler
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September 29, 2021

Under hazy skies on Monday afternoon, a new artificial intelligence camera perched atop Lone Mountain detected a plume of smoke rising from a drainage 13 miles away.

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Colorado Fire District Pilots AI Tech for Wildfire Detection

Julia Edinger
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July 23, 2021

As Colorado wildfires continue to break records, the Aspen Fire Protection District is piloting Pano AI's artificial intelligence technology, paired with rotating cameras, to detect and locate them earlier.

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Firefighting Agencies Enlist AI to Spot Wildfires

John McCormick
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June 25, 2021

In the U.S. West, where every oak tree and vineyard double as potential fuel for the next conflagration, authorities are in a race to spot and respond to potential fire outbreaks before it is too late.

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These Are The Startups Applying AI To Tackle Climate Change

Rob Toews
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June 20, 2021

Climate change is the most pressing threat that the human species faces today. Artificial intelligence is the most powerful tool that humanity has at its disposal in the twenty-first century.

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Aspen Fire Protection District pilots new fire detection tool

Staff Report
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May 24, 2021

Strategically placed cameras, artificial intelligence help spot wildfires

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