Seeing is believing

Rubin, Charles
August 2010
Urgent Communications;Aug2010, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p30
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection's (CAL FIRE) use of video surveillance to gather vital information to assist in its wildfire prevention effort. According to the article, firefighters in CAL FIRE are tasked with protecting 31 million acres of privately owned land in California. Vicom Wireless, a wireless consultancy and solutions vendor, has designed and developed Fire Safe high-definition video camera system mounted on unmanned forest fire lookout towers to provide real-time data.


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