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This team of 17-year-old high-school seniors in California created a device that could help prevent future wildfires

Smart Wildfire Sensor

  • Sanjana Shah and Aditya Shah are seniors at Monta Vista High School in Cupertino, California who have created a device for helping predict and prevent wildfires.
  • Their device, dubbed the “Smart Wildfire Sensor,” captures photos of nearby fallen branches and leaves (known as “fuel”) and uses machine learning to categorize and determine wildfire threat levels.
  • Today, forest crews do not have real-time fuel conditions because they have to send out teams to physically record this information.
  • Sanjana and Aditya have entered their Smart Wildfire Sensor into Google‘s AI for Social Good program, which will provide $25 million in grant read more >>>

    Source:: BusinessInsider.Com