Colombo Group emphazises contribution of Sintecsys technology to regional sustainability

On November 22th, the Colombo Agricultural Company inaugurated its Central Fire Monitoring Center (CMI), located in the facilities of the Colombo Power Plant. The Central operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The system implanted covers the 69 thousand hectares of sugarcane area managed by the Company and is composed of four automatic fire detection cameras, which make a 360 ° turn every minute.

The shareholder of the Colombo Group, Sidinei Colombo, explained at the time that the Group will, through the Sintecsys solution, promote sustainability in the region and minimize the occurrence of fires, the time of attendance of occurrences and the damages caused by them. “This will bring benefits to the environment and people’s health and will reduce the release of CO2 into the atmosphere,” he added. “We seek, more and more, to be a sustainable group that lives in harmony with society and the environment.”

The Agricultural Manager of the Ariranha unit, José Luis Boin Menossi, emphasized that the implementation of the monitoring system was an investment of the company aiming at more rapidity and assertiveness in the fight against fires.

Captain Alessandro Daleck, commander of the Environmental Police of São José do Rio Preto, also present at the opening ceremony of the Central, recalled that “any investment in terms of prevention is very well seen in the eyes of society, which he feels, especially in times of drought, the damage caused by fires, in relation to fauna, flora and, especially, air quality. ”

For Sintecsys CEO, Rogério Cavalcante, also present at the delivery of the Monitoring Center, representing Sintecsys, the pride in seeing the solution fulfilling its purpose of contributing to the reduction of the environmental impacts caused by the fires, since the great differential is detect the smoke in the first few minutes, and with that, fight the focus before it spreads. “Honored and very proud to see Sintecsys as an ally of a large group like Columbo for the sake of sustainability, the environment and society as a whole.”

New CMI of Colombo (Ariranha-SP Unity)


Sidnei and Gumercindo Colombo along with members of the Environmental Police of São José do Rio Preto


Presentation of Sintecsys technology inside the Fire Monitoring Center


Sintecsys CEO Rogério Cavalcante (middle), next to Sidinei (right) and Gumercindo (left) Colombo

Sintecsys featured on Rural Magazine TV

With an innovative way to end fires and burns in the field, Sintecsy, through its CEO Rogério Cavalcante, presents its solution for fire detection. The startup is supported by Bradesco’s InovBra project. Watch the full story of Rural Magazine TV at:

Font: Rural Magazine TV – November 29th 2018 (

Drone images shows the destruction caused by the fire in Paradise city, California

Images made by drone shows the devastating effect of wildfires in Paradise-CA, where it was found 81 bodies by the authorities.

There are still 870 people missing. However, rain is expected for this wedenesday (21st) and maybe in the next days, that can help to control the flames, but can also tease inundations, convert the ashes in kind of a thick paste and drag the humans rests, difficulting the task of seach and indentify the victims.

The number of missing people were floating in last few days in middle of confusion of searching bodies in Paradise’s locality.

Initiated on november 8th, the “camp fire”, like it was nicknamed, already damage 615km² and more than 12.600 residences. It was interrupted in 75%.

Other three people died in other wildfire deflagrated in Malibu’s zone, in southern of the state of the west coast of United States.

Map show active fire outbreak in California — Photo: G1 Art


Family got emotionally last sunday (18) coming back to their home’s local that was completely damaged by the Camp Fire in Paradise, Califórnia — Photo: Josh Edelson / AFP


Dwellers of affected regions by the fire, camp in parking lot in Chico, California – Photo: Joshj Edelson / AFP


Image of november 15th shows houses destroyed by the Camp Fire, in Paradise, California – Photo: Noah Berger/AP


Neighborhood totally decimated by the flames in Paradise, California – Photo: Noah Berger / AP Photo


Search and rescue dog tries to found mortal rests in Paradise California – Photo Locher / AP Photo


Souce: G1. Full new here.

“Prompt detection of fire outbreak and brigades displacement are differentials”, emphasizes forest engeneer who uses the Sintecsys technology

On National Journal (Jornal Nacional – Globo TV), last monday edition (october 15th) the benefits of fire outbreaks detection and prevention.

Full story here


Souce: National Journal (TV Globo).

The farmer: give us this day our daily food table!

At last july 28th, we comemorated the Farmer’s Day, who is the responsible for cultivate grains, seeds and vegetables, that is, an extremely present figure in our lives, once that the biggest part of food we put on our table, even if we don’t imagine, passes in farmer hands.

During the breakfast, that sweety and tasty fruit. On lunch time, a great lettuce’s sallad with tomatoes escorting the basic and famous rice and beans (in Brazil). On the late afternoon, why not some walnut or chestnut for reduce the hunger and wait for dinner? And we must not forget that special, holy and daily coffee.

It’s known that the agriculture and agribusiness are the two main capital’s sources of Brazil. According with the Agriculture and Livestock Confederation of Brazil (CNA), the two sector contributed together with 23,5% of country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2017, in addition being the only two economical’s segments that have jobs creation increasing last year and, including, colaborating for reduce the brazilian’s inflation.

Therefore, we must assign the due value for this great professional of agricultural main. So, congrats for all the farmers in the world!

Inovation & Tecnology – A research from Strider, a Minas Gerais State born company that is focused in technology for the crop fields and have about 600 great producers of all the brazilian country, showed that 33% of them already uses sofwares for production’s monitoring and fleet’s management on farms. In Southeast properties, these processes is reaching about 70%.

In fact, the new digital technologies for the field had being shown determinant for the increases of productivity in pastures and crop in all the World. A more precise view about that solucions being drawing the attention of the startups ecosystem that is focused on that segment, giving clear sinals of warming of this market.

It’s the case of Sintecsys, for exemple.

Some data from INPE (National Institute of Space Research), revealed that the fire in forest and crop areas already increased 52% this year, if compared with the same season (from january to july) of last year.

One of the cause of fire in forest and crop areas have being, for sure, the longer time dry weather in 2018. But the firefighters and specialists draw attention for the deforestation and for the ambiental degradation, like the responsibles factors for fire outbreak enlargement.

In this case, we understand that the agribusiness challenge, without any doubt, remain many! But, for a sector that already have being growing with large steps in last decades, it’s just evidence that the brazilian farmer already understand and recive the technology innovations that is available in his favor, enabling gains of productivity and in this way, follow writting more one chapter of this success history!