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Japanese 'Noah's ark' disaster capsule goes on sale | World news | The Guardian
"A Japanese company has developed a miniature version of Noah's ark in case Japan is hit by another massive earthquake and tsunami – a floating capsule that looks like a huge tennis ball."
tech  rescue  eco 
september 2011 by warrenellis
The washable wearable antenna
"This wearable antenna is able to send a signal to satellites using the Cospas-Sarsat worldwide search and rescue satellite system. It is made from highly flexible, lightweight material that is robust against water exposure and moist conditions, and resistant to wear and tear."
tech  rescue  comms 
september 2011 by warrenellis
Fireball - a prototype 500g throwable sensor “grenade” from Intel allows fire... -
"Fireball - a prototype 500g throwable sensor “grenade” from Intel allows firemen to monitor temperature and levels of specific gases (ammonia, nitrogen, oxygen, carbon dioxide). The data is sent to a server in the fire engine, then sent back to the firefighters via smartphones or other devices."
tech  rescue  sensors 
september 2011 by warrenellis

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