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1. (WO2014078079) WILDFIRE RISK ASSESSMENT

Pub. No.:    WO/2014/078079    International Application No.:    PCT/US2013/067594
Publication Date: Fri May 23 01:59:59 CEST 2014 International Filing Date: Thu Oct 31 00:59:59 CET 2013
IPC: A62C 3/00
Applicants: WILDFIRE DEFENSE SYSTEMS, INC.
Inventors: BILLMAN, Bradly, Jay
HARTMAN, Wayne
BHIDE, Arti
OAKES, Charles, L.
RUBIN, Elizabeth
ZUWALA, Mark
GRAY, Emily
SAUSMAN, Sandra
Title: WILDFIRE RISK ASSESSMENT
Abstract:
A system and method provide determining a wildfire risk associated with home and identifying mitigatable features located on and around the home. An inspection list of questions is presented to a user through a mobile computing device and images are captured by a camera included in the mobile computing device. In an embodiment, an image can be captured using augmented visual assistance through a mobile application. A wildfire risk associated with the home can be determined at least based on answers to the questions in the inspection list and captured images. In another embodiment, a virtual reality game for simulating a wildfire behavior is provided. The wildfire behavior can fee re-simulated during the game after removing or modifying mitigatable features on or around the home. In yet another embodiment, a system and method for determining a building status and location is provided in real-time during an active fire.