Accurate real-time wildfire detection.
Firehawk is a computer aided fire detection and risk management system controlled by a human operator utilising cameras that scan 360° in less than four minutes. Communication from cameras to control rooms are via a private radio link.
Up to 15 remote camera installations can be monitored by a single human operator.
User friendly software, using the latest software platforms and operating systems.
Automated detection of smoke and glow 24-hours a day supported by the monitor operator.
MUTLTIPLE TIME ZONE CAPABILITY
Multiple time zones setup capabilities. (day night and twilight).
ONE-TOUCH GEOLOCATION WITH CROSS-REFERENCING FROM SECOND TOWER
Geographical information on any camera and sector position by a simple one touch button operation. This provides valuable information to forestry personal, such as fire location and best access details.
MULTIPLE ALARMS REPORTING CAPABILITY
Alarms are reported by the system without affecting any camera scanning its designated area. Unwanted image alarms are also filtered out.
MANUAL CAMERA MANIPULATION
Manual manipulation of any camera in the system without affecting any other camera in the system.
FIREFIGHTING OPERATIONAL CONTROL
The system can be used for Management check ups and controlling fire fighting operations.
Cameras can cover a radius of up to 15 km from the point of installation depending on, amongst others, weather conditions, topography, risk/benefit balance and the optimum detection distance determined by computer-aided simulation for a specific area.
Real time video images are transmitted to a control room up to 30km from camera installations without repeating required via a private radio link. The FireHawk software then differentiates between fire, smoke and glow and raises an alarm.
One operator can manage 10 to 15 cameras, each providing a permanent 360° view. Positioning is done from a single camera with the ability to cross reference for improved accuracy.
RECORDING AND REPORTING
FireHawk provides real-time reporting and recording capabilities and complete integration between cameras, satelites and dispatch..
The system also provides timeline tracking, in-depth reports, historical fire location reports with all event data and footage archived for future reporting and data analysis and monitors operator input and informs management should operators breach any system protocols.