TechConnect Innovation Program

Smart Smoke Alarm

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

The Smart Smoke Alarm intelligently combines one or more sensors using an advanced mathematical algorithm to alarm on fire dangers sooner than conventional residential smoke alarms while suppressing false alarms. The cost to produce the device will be no higher than for conventional units.

Primary Application Area: Electronics, Sensors & Communications

Technology Development Status: Prototype

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 6

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: Inexpensively differentiate a new smoke detector product by providing improved sensitivity to life-threatening fires while rejecting nuisance alarms.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab

Showcase Booth #: 610

Website: www.ornl.gov

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date:

Primary Sources of Funding: Other

Looking for: Development / License Partners