Solution Brief: Reducing Wildfire Risk

Climate change and population growth have caused an increased risk to communities from catastrophic wildfires. In order to mitigate these risks, Utility companies must proactively identify vulnerable areas, prioritize vegetation management, and harden both landscape and facilities in these areas. The scale of this data volume is so large that Utility companies must look to graphical processing units, or GPUs, which have become essential to both real-time interactivity and machine learning workflows.

"Traditional GIS implementations are good at building and managing assets that are relatively fixed...bringing GIS data together with other geospatial data in a fast platform such as OmniSci allows for fast queries, analysis, and viewing."

 

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