An Early Warning System for Forest Fires, successfully in the global use

FireWatch is a terrestrial, digital, remote surveillance system which is capable of observing larger wooded regions, and to analyse, evaluate, link and store the collective data.

Due to its sensitivity, accuracy and reliability the system enables an early recognition of forest fires.

FireWatch is able to evaluate and classify the incoming data in multiple ways, connected to a central station. In the event of a recognized source of fire, it automatically sends out an alarm.

FireWatch protects entire eco-systems and cultural landscapes.

FireWatch takes care of the economic resources of the endangered areas, was tested successfully and has been commercially installed in Germany, in the states of Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Saxony-Anhalt and Saxony for several years. The technical performance of the system allows the usage in other states and / or countries.

  • Tower-based automated & reliable early recognition of forest fire
  • Automated detection of smoke clouds by day and night 
  • Local online data processing with broadband radio or cable transmission
  • Fast supervision of an area of more then 70,000 hectares by one sensor
  • High image quality from the beginning of the image pickup right up to the control station's computer

FireWatch is a registered trademark of IQ Wireless GmbH