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Automist - Innovative home fire sprinkler

Plumis, having won the Dyson product of the year award, had entered the market with prototype electronics. Their low cost Automist product uses 100 bar micro droplets to provide a blanketing water mist which automatically triggers and rapidly puts out home fires. Camdata was commissioned to redesign the microcomputer electronics and software during a 40% cost down exercise. Important was software that was reliable both on detection of a fire and to prevent false triggering. A variety of I/O connects to sensors, the pump, heat alarms (standalone and interconnected). The project, including new hardware, a new PCB, new software and a test harness was completed within 6 weeks from order. The customer’s  product website is:

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Camdata Limited, 23 Royston Road, Harston, Cambridge, CB22 7NH
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