A geo-located message is then sent through a 3G connection to the local fire department.
It is made of recycled material, fit with a rechargeable battery and solar panel. The birdhouse is also created to withstand extreme weather conditions.
According to The Weather Network almost 40% of northern Spain burned in 2015 – primarily remote villages, vegetation and wildlife.
Fire prevention methods in the region have not changed in nearly 40 years and often times when there is a forest fire, it is impossible to reach it in time. Thus, the developers and their partner insurance company Generali wanted to create a new way to detect wildfires as early as possible.