Fire/Explosion Protection

AI Protects People, Equipment And Facilities

By Shankar Baliga and Ardem Antabian for our sister publication Control Global

Mar 01, 2016

In August 2013, President Obama issued an executive order with the intent of helping improve petrochemical safety policies. Since then, nearly two and a half years later, there have been more than 400 petrochemical accidents, large and small.

What these incidents tell us is that despite the best intentions of government and the industrial community, safety is an issue that isn't going away anytime soon. There is new hope on the horizon, however, because the latest generation of gas and flame detection systems is smarter than ever with artificial intelligence, can provide a multi-sensory layered strategy to safety monitoring, and is certifiable to comprehensive international safety standards.

Read the rest of this article from our sister publication Control Global.