About us

Limited Liability Company “DiSiCon” (LLC “DSC”)

Address: 603141, Nizhny Novgorod, urban type community Cherepichny, 14, office 304

Tel. /fax: +78314115597, email: info@lesdozor.ru

In 2008 Ministry of Forestry of Nizhegorodsky Region has requested Business Incubator of Nizhny Novgorod to find the method of detecting forest fires at an early stage.

The group of developers leading by Ivan Shishalov has offered innovative concept of monitoring. After sometime the company “DiSiCon” was founded. The concept became the basis for the new forest monitoring system “Lesnoy Dozor”.

In 2009-2013 the crew became a member of Microsoft BizSpark program, and won several federal contests and participated in Russian and international exhibitions. 

Besides that, since 2009 the company cooperates with Fund of support small forms of enterprises in science-technical sphere. “DiSiCon” has participated in programs Start-10 and Soft-12. 

History of company

2008 Ministry of Forestry of Nizhegorodsky Region has requested Business Incubator of Nizhny Novgorod to assist in finding the method of fighting against forest fires. The group of developers leading by lvan Shishalov has offered innovative concept of monitoring. After sometime the company “DiSiCon” was founded.

1 November 2009 The most effective innovation project of “Innovation Gallery” of Edinaya Rossia forum in Nizhny Novgorod.

18 February 2010 LLC “DiSiCon” was founded. The concept became the basis for the new forest monitoring system "Lesnoy Dozor”.

May 2010 Gold medal of all Russian expo center.

2 June 2010 First place in open contest “Volga region - territory of safety”.

22 October 2010 Winner of Russian Venture Fair.

1 December 2010 Startup of the year 2010 “Best socially important project”.

10 December 2010 Winner of Federal program of support of innovative companies.

8 April 2011 Silver medal of 39™ international “Saloon of Innovations Geneva”.

4 May 2011 Ministry of Emergency of Russian Federation Sergey Shoygu highly appreciate the system at «Day of innovations and new technologies in Ministry of Emergency”.

1 July 2011 Gold medal of BIT 2011 finalist. Certificates of Cisco Systems and Microsoft.

5 July 2011 Winner of the contest “Telecom Idea”, organized by Telecommunication Company named MTS.

3 July 2011 Diploma of participant of exhibition «20 years of CIS: achieving new horizons of partnership»

7 July 2011 One of DiSiCon developers has presented “Lesnoy Dozor”. System to President Dmitry Medvedev at “Seliger-2011” forum.

12 August 2011 In Moscow Ministry of communications of Russia had a meeting with representatives of «Tele2», «MTS», «Rostelecom», «Megafon», «Vympelcom» and “DiSiCon”. Was discussed the question of speeding up the access on towers and to internet channels of operators to install equipment. Was decided to provide necessary Support from operators including regional departments.

13 December 2012 “Lesnoy Dozor” was included in the list of innovative products, recommended in Russia.

15 April 2013 In Moscow in the chamber of Commerce were awarded the winners of the Citi Foundation. The organizers were the National partnership of microfinance market and Russian microfinance center with support from the Citi Foundation. In the category, “best environmental initiative and environmental project" won "Lesnoy Dozor".

19 August 2013 LLC “DiSiCon’” gets financial support from Fund “VEB Innovations”. The increased demand or “Lesnoy Dozor” required additional investments. Concessional loan financing of the Fund "VEB Innovations" was aimed at development of innovative Technologies and the creation of additional test monitoring points to satisfy the growing demand.

16 October 2013 LLC “Promlestechnologii” and LLC “DiSiCon” agreed on developing innovation solutions in the sphere of counter fire equipment of forests.

22 November 2013 The project "Lesnoy Dozor" - information system for monitoring forests and early detection of forest fires, supported by the Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI).

February 2014 Partnership with Lobachevsky Nizhny Novgorod State University. The agreement involves a long-term partnership and aimed at optimizing the knowledge-based component of the company‘s activity.

February 2014 Cooperation with Federal state unitary enterprise "Roslesinforg". "Roslesinforg" develops and implements automated information system of state forest register (AMCT/IP).

8 May 2014 Implemented a pilot project on integration of satellite location system GPS-GLONASS for displaying firefighting cars on the map of client’s application "Lesnoy Dozor".

23 April 2014 LLC “DiSiCon” signed a cooperation Agreement with Federal state budgetary institution of science Institute for space research of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The parties agreed to join efforts in creating of new technologies of monitoring of natural fires. In particular, it is planned to exchange scientific and technical information, joint research and partial integration of information systems.

7 July 2014 Russian Startup Rating (RSR) has given the project “Lesnoy Dozor” the highest index of AAA.

1 August 2014 LLC “DiSiCon” signed a cooperation agreement with Center for ecological problems and productivity of forests of Russian Academy of Sciences. The purpose of the agreement is to unite efforts in the field of technologies of monitoring of natural fires and their consequences.

12 August 2014 “Lesnoy Dozor” is the only Russian semifinalist of the world contest Cisco. Among 67 Russian applications, the international experts brought into semifinal only the company “DiSiCon”.

5 November 2014 "Lesnoy Dozor" against radiation. Forests close to the Chernobyl nuclear power station are especially dangerous because they release harmful substances in case of fire. To avoid such a scenario, the system "Lesnoy Dozor" was deployed there.

12 January 2015 The company “DiSiCon” received a certificate of participation in the international project" 100 innovators" of the forum "Open innovations".

3 April 2015 The beginning of cooperation with the Academy of Civil Protection of the Ministry of Emergency.

Company`s achievements

  • System is in use by more than 30 regions of Russia (2015)
  • Highest startup rating AAA given by RSR
  • The project was included into the all Russian list of innovative products that are recommended to use in Russia (2012)
  • Company becomes the resident of innovation center “Skolkovo” (march 2012)
  • Ministry of Emergency of Russian Federation Sergey Shoygu highly appreciate the system at Day of innovations and new technologies in Ministry of Emergency (may 2011)
  • Silver medal of 39thFirst place in open contest “Volga region –territory of safety”
  • Winner of Russian Venture Fair 2010
  • Start Up of the year 2010 “Best socially important project” 

Support of Dmitry Medvedev

On 7th of July 2011 one of “Lesnoy Dozor” developers has presented the system to President of Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev. Dmitry Anatolyevich has promised to provide support in system`s implementation. 

Russian President Medvedev with Forum Seliger participants

The result was a meeting, initiated by Mr. Medvedev and Ministry of Telecommunication on 12 August 2011 with major telecommunication companies: “Tele2”, “MTS”, “Rostelecom”, “Megafon”, “Vympelcom” and LLC “DiSiCon”.

Members of the meeting have discussed the problem of speeding up the access to towers and internet channels for installation and exploitation of the system.

As a result, several agreements were reached.

Membership in “Skolkovo”

28th of March 2012 LLC “DiSiCon” has officially joined “Skolkovo” center as a resident.

Fund of development of research and commercializing new technologies “Skolkovo” is noncommercial organization, created initiated of President of Russian Federation in September 2010.

The goal of fund is making comfortable environment for startups in 5 prior directions:

  • Space
  • Biomedicine
  • Nuclear technologies
  • Information technologies
  • Energy efficiency

Support of Agency for Strategic Initiatives

In September 2013 expert Council of ASI has decided to support “Lesnoy Dozor” project. Agreed an action plan on facilitating SKOLKOVO`s resident. It is expected that the assistance will apply to the activities of innovative companies in the administrative, methodological and informational fields.

Autonomous nonprofit organization "Agency for strategic initiatives to promote new projects" was founded on 17 of May 2011.

Web-site of Agency for Strategic Initiatives: http://asi.ru/ 

The goals of our company

The main task of our organization is developing and implementation of the system "Lesnoy Dozor". The system is designed for early detection of forest fires and determining their coordinates on the basis of modern technologies:

  • Computer vision
  • Geoformation systems
  • IP video surveillance
  • VSaas
  • Wireless high speed connections
  • Client-server Internet technologies
  • Mobile applications
  • Programs of modelling the coverage of forest video surveillance
  • Analytical software

The main activities of our company

  • Project modelling of characteristics for optimal placement of components of “Lesnoy Dozor” system
  • Delivery of necessary equipment and installation
  • Customer support, providing access to the system
  • Technical support of the system
  • Education of customers
  • Multilateral researches such as:
  • The evaluation of the effectiveness of systems of video monitoring forests to detect forest fires.
  • The definition of principles of construction of optimal forest video monitoring systems based on statistics of fires, natural fire probability and other factors.
  • Research and development in the field of optimization of location of optical sensors to monitor forests.
  • Research in choosing the most appropriate equipment for video monitoring of forests and detection of forest fires.
  • Research in the field of improving the reliability of fire detection systems, video monitoring forests.
  • Research and development in improving the accuracy of determination of coordinates for the systems of video monitoring of the forest.
  • Research and development in the field of user interface systems for video monitoring of forests and detection of forest fires.
  • Research in the field of architecture to build distributed systems of video monitoring.
  • Research and development in the field of measurement of atmospheric conditions on change the state of spray.
  • Research and development in the field of panoramic surveillance systems and use them for different tasks.

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