Building Community Wildfire Resilience with Multifunctional Smart Probes

Projected increase in the number of ‘very large fire weeks’ in the US by mid-century. (Source: Climate.gov)

Mitigating Wildfire Risk with Smart Probes

Smart Probe Prototype fitted with a Sensor Insert and a Dissolvable Hydrogel Spike

How Do Smart Probes Work?

Components of the Modular Smart Probe

Evaluating the Smart Probe Prototype

Testing Response to Fires: LEDs fitted onto the probes turn on within minutes of a fire being detected.
Suppressant extinguishes small fires immediately after coming in contact with flames.

Our Vision

Smart Probes democratize wildfire preparation and improve community resilience.

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Research Scientist at Accenture Labs. I like talking about smart materials and sustainable technology.

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Aditi Maheshwari

Aditi Maheshwari

Research Scientist at Accenture Labs. I like talking about smart materials and sustainable technology.

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