Review on video image processing technique in fire detection and the possibility of application in controlling atrium smoke management system

Ling Tim Wong, J. Li, Nai Kong Fong

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The shortcomings of conventional fire and smoke sensors are evaluated in this article. A new fire detection technique based on video image processing is proposed. The advantages, achievements, research contents, and characteristics of this detection method are discussed in detail. From the current review, video smoke and fire detection is recommended. Further, the use of fire fighting robots are briefly discussed as well. Application to control atrium smoke management system is proposed.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages11
Specialist publicationJournal of Applied Fire Science
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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