Lesnoy Dozor

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Lesnoy Dozor (Russian: Лесной Дозор, literally, “Forest Watch”) is a project for the online and offline observation of wooded areas and early detection of forest fires. The project was supported by the Russian "Silicon Valley", the Skolkovo innovation center,[1] 10 scientific start-ups worked on the program.[2]

The system was developed and implemented by DiSiCon LLC – a scientific company.


Various types of sensors (video and infrared cameras, thermal observation devices, etc.) are placed on towers (fire detection or mobile radio towers) with a power supply. They are controlled via the Internet and provide rotation, digital zoom and videotape recording. One operator can control about 10 sensors.[3]


On 7 July 2011 the system was presented to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev at an international educational forum Seliger, who gave his official support.[4] The system covers 20 regions of Russia.[3]


  1. ^ "RUSSIAN STARTUP RATING 2012". Digital October. December 2012. Retrieved 19 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Top 10 Russian Startups in 2012 according to local experts". VENTURE VILLAGE. 20 December 2012. Retrieved 20 December 2012. 
  3. ^ a b Sergei Titov (10 December 2012). "LESNOI DOZOR: SPREADING LIKE WILDFIRE". Russia Beyond The Headline. Archived from the original on 27 June 2013. Retrieved 10 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "We have never been afraid to disclose our ideas". Venture Volga. 10 May 2012. Retrieved 10 May 2012. 

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