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

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.

About The Author
Curt Hall
Curt Hall is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium’s Data Analytics & Digital Technologies and Business & Enterprise Architecture practices. He has extensive experience as an IT analyst covering technology trends, application development trends, markets, software, and services. Mr. Hall's expertise includes artificial intelligence (AI), cognitive systems, machine learning, conversational computing, and advanced analytics. He also… Read More
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