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Optus, ANU to develop national defence system against bushfires

Thursday 1 October 2020 | 10:50 CET | News
Australian operator Optus and The Australian National University (ANU) have joined forces to develop a national system that aims to detect bushfires early and put them out within minutes. The ANU-Optus Bushfire Research Centre of Excellence will research and develop services designed to predict, identify and extinguish blazes before they become deadly.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Optus
Countries: Australia
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