Fireball.International, Helitak and McDermott Aviation technological demonstration event – YouTube

Helitak Fire Fighting Equipment, Fireball.International and McDermott Aviation – Three Sunshine Coast companies have collaborated to produce what is widely considered to be the most advanced technology designed to detect, report, and extinguish bushfires.

Fireball.International, Helitak Fire Fighting Equipment and McDermott Aviation have pooled their expertise to design a series of Artificial Intelligence systems that collect and analyse data of ground-based sensors, cameras and satellites, this new technology detects and reports on bushfires in less than three minutes after they start. The tech will be demonstrated this Wednesday, 20 January, at an event supported by Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES).