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Written by Peter Pedroncelli
Lumkani develops a home fire detection device for informal settlements. Photo - Lumkani
Lumkani develops a home fire detection device for informal settlements. Photo – Lumkani

Lumkani

Lumkani have produced an early-warning fire detection system that was developed with informal settlements in mind. Small blue heat detectors are embedded in homes and networked so that text messages are sent to community leaders and fire departments so that a response can be sent.