Awards & Nominations

Spotfire has received the following awards and nominations. Way to go!

Global Nominee

The Challenge | Spot That Fire!

Build a crowdsourcing tool for citizens to contribute to early detection, verification, tracking, visualization, and notification of wildfires.


our project is building the application that can help local communities. someone spot fire and then send the pictures or video that will be analysed and then send the feedback also to alert the people around that area.


What we built

SpotFire is a Web based platform, that allows users to post textual, images and video files and receive notifications based on the system and receive notifications. The system is a crowd sourcing tool which helps communities and users be aware of fires around their areas. Users can subscribe and receive updates.

Tools Used

  • Node.Js
  • React.Js
  • Meteor
  • MongoDB
  • GitHub


  • Watson Studio
  • Machine learning IDM Cloud
  • Location API
  • NASA Fire Database


  • Watson configuration was not friendly to us as it did have too many steps
  • the IBM instructions were unclear


We hope to continue and finish up the project even after the event as some of the features have not been implemented yet.


SpaceApps is a NASA incubator innovation program.