Australian bushfires. They are more intense, more widespread, and frequent and sometimes are too big to fight off resulting in millions of dollars worth of damage, loss of wildlife and people. Dr. Paul Dare talks about the need for innovations and fire mapping like FireFlight in the TV debut for Advancing Australia at 6 pm […]
Hamish from Fresh 92.7 interviewed FireFlight CEO, Dr. Paul Dare about our recent involvement in the Kangaroo Island Bushfires, as well as the upcoming California fire season, and the future plans for FireFlight involvement in the next fire season. You can view the full news article here.
The Office of the Chief Entrepreneur’s new model for Entrepreneurship in South Australia, FIXE; or the Future Industries eXchange for Entrepreneurship, are designed to support entrepreneurs to build capabilities and their confidence. FireFlight CEO, Dr. Paul Dare sits down with FIXE to discuss the FireFlight Mapping System; and how it was utilised to help with […]
After 15 years of development, our FireFlight technology has made a major positive impact on disaster relief efforts of the Kangaroo Island fires. FireFlight CEO, Dr. Paul Dare talks about FireFlight’s recent deployment to Kangaroo Island, on local radio station 5MU.
In January FireFlight assisted with the relief and recovery efforts during the Kangaroo Island fires. Read the press release here, which describes our involvement, as well as our participation in UniSA’s ICC Venture Catalyst program.
In 2019 FireFlight Technologies Pty. Ltd. was accepted into the “Venture Catalyst Space” programme coordinated by the Innovation & Collaboration Centre, the University of South Australia’s startup incubator. Being part of the ICC Venture Catalyst Space programme will enable FireFlight to access a unique range of support networks, mentoring and advice, as well as providing […]
The most recent test of the FireFlight system took place on the 6th January 2018, over the Sherwood Fire in South Australia. The fire eventually burnt 12,000 hectares (30,000 acres) and destroyed six homes. The FireFlight system was on site for almost one and a half hours, acquiring thermal images of the flames through thick […]
As a result of the interest generated by the Aerial Firefighting Conference 2016 held in Adelaide, South Australia, Dr. Paul Dare was invited to speak on Radio Adelaide about the FireFlight fire mapping system. South Australians have a strong interest in fire fighting: the state is subject to serious bushfires every year. The FireFlight aerial […]
The FireFlight aerial fire mapping system will be exhibited at the upcoming Aerial Firefighting Asia Pacific 2016 event to be held in Adelaide, Australia, 5th to 6th September 2016. Needless to say, we’re very excited about having the opportunity to present our system at this event, and demonstrate how we can massively reduce the cost […]
On the 25th May 2016 we undertook post-burn mapping of the Metz Fire. At the time of flying, the fire was effectively blacked out: there was no visible smoke or flames. Even so, our system successfully identified multiple burning hotspots. Read the full report here. (Image via National Parks Service)