Putting Out Fire: Monitoring Electrical Infrastructure and Wildfire Prevention with AI

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Putting Out Fire: Monitoring Electrical Infrastructure and Wildfire Prevention with AI

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Posted January 29, 2019 in Data Analytics & Digital Technologies


The bad news is that wildfires worldwide appear to be increasing — both in frequency and intensity. The good news is that the electrical utilities are applying AI for the inspection and analysis of critical infrastructure in an effort to detect and prevent wildfires caused by extreme weather, encroaching vegetation, and infrastructure failure.