Some of the basic requirements identified so far are:

  • Intrinsically Safe
  • High thermal resistance
  • Easily retrofitted to existing units
  • Capable of detecting objects and alerting the user
  • Capable of allowing detection of other firefighters in the vicinity
  • A beacon to assist in the location of a firefighter in distress
  • Low power and long lasting
  • Low or no maintenance

More to come..