Several of our HackBama members went and competed in the SpaceApps
There was 3 divisions:
- High School
Hackbama took first in college and professional divisions!
Also overall first place.
The project-firewatch can be found here: https://github.com/osteth/project-firewatch
Team Members: Dutch Seth Wahle Thuy Pham Nick Hershey Jason Cuneo
NASA Space Apps Challenge Submission for the And YOU can Help Fight Fires! challenge.
Project-Firewatch integrates crowd sourced low cost hardware fire monitors with Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS) from the MODIS satellite to provide users with granular accurate yet highly encompassing wildfire information that is easily accessible.
We put together prototype hardware sensors for the competition that anyone can build and contribute their crowdsource Fire data back to our database via the Project-Firewatch API.
Orange pi zero – $6.99
AC-DC converter/ Power Regulator – $3.00
Plug-in Enclosure – $5.17
Total prototype parts cost: $21.90