Getting Started with Silvanet™
Learn how to set up a deployment of the Dryad Silvanet™ Wildfire Detection System and how fire alerts are sent to users when a smoldering fire is detected.
Wildfires cause up to 20% of global CO2 emissions, the same amount that cars, aircraft and ships combined emit. Human activity is responsible for about 80% of wildfires which have a devastating impact on biodiversity as well as significant economic loss.
Dryad's Silvanet™ provides ultra-early detection of forest fires, with large-area monitoring, real-time warning and reliable prevention. Our solar-powered Silvanet Sensors which are attached to trees use ultra-sensitive gas sensors to monitor air composition and detect fires using embedded artificial intelligence. The sensors send messages about the environment to the Silvanet Cloud via our large-scale IoT Mesh Network consisting of Mesh Gateways and Border Gateways.
Our cloud monitoring platform collects this data which sends out alerts in case of a detected fire. Because a forest environment may cause interference with mobile network operator coverage, the Silvanet™ System uses our own Dryad wireless network infrastructure which is a solar powered mesh network architecture that enables large-scale, off-grid deployments.
We recommend two deployment stages - a small Pilot stage and a large Live stage. The Pilot stage demonstrates Silvanet's core functionality and basic scalability of the system and has a duration of approximately 2-4 months. The Live stage is a large-scale deployment across the targeted forest and has a deployment duration of 10-15 years.
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