Canada — Headquartered in Greater Vancouver, British Columbia, Wasp Manufacturing offers a variety of automated sprinkler and wildfire suppression systems. Once deployed, Wasp systems can be operated remotely through cellular and satellite networks, letting users operate the suppression systems a safe distance from the fireground. Units also can be controlled through a computer with internet access.
Systems are designed to protect structures and assets specifically at risk to wildland wildfires, according to the company. The standard system costs $19,500. The company provides units worldwide to fire departments, companies, various levels of government and independent home owners. Rental programs begin at $307 per month.