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The Ultimate Service Titan may have the brawn, but it's not the only Nissan truck capable of heading up rescue and response missions. Over at the São Paulo Motor Show, Nissan is showing how the Frontier (Navara) can prove a potent force in search-and-rescue. The Frontier Sentinel concept has a raft of upgraded capabilities and components, including a drone-launching platform, portable powe
Many of us will have watched TV or movie dramas where a bunch of luckless travelers get totally lost in a dense forest. They hear the unmistakable sound of a helicopter nearby and start waving frantically. Most often, the rescuers will fail to see them and the life-threatening adventure starts anew. Being unable to spot hikers under a thick canopy is a very real problem though, but fleets
Austrian company Drone Rescue will demonstrate new parachutes for multicopter drones to bring them down to Earth safely should they hit trouble. As well as seeing the drone safely down, it's hoped the chutes will prevent people being hurt as drones become more widespread... Continue Reading Rescue parachutes for drones to be unveiled in Frankfurt Category: Drones Tags: drones
NASA has started the clock ticking on rescue operations for the robotic Opportunity Mars rover. With the Martian skies clearing after a months-long global dust storm, the space agency has started a 45-day operation to send radio signals via the Deep Space Network to the unmanned explorer in hopes of reawakening it... Continue Reading Opportunity Mars rover rescue effort begins as skies cle
a series of tweets show how a multi-billionaire engineer muscles in on a search and rescue mission happening on the other side of the world. The post thai cave rescue: engineering behind elon musk’s ‘kid-sized’ submarine reveals a multi-billionaire’s attempts at heroism appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Elon Musk is insisting that the escape pod he hand delivered to the cave rescue team in Thailand is fully functional, after being criticised by the head of the mission. Read more
A Falcon X rocket tube converted by Elon Musk into a "kid-size submarine" is on its way to Thailand, to help rescue the last of the boys trapped in an underwater cave. Read more
A lot of unknowns continue to surround the precarious situation in northern Thailand, where a group of boys remain trapped deep underground in a cave system with floodwaters rising. As rescuers place the mission on hold to restock supplies, the team will soon have a new option at their disposal in the form of a kid-sized submarine built by Elon Musk and a team of SpaceX engineers... Contin
Three years ago we heard about the SkySaver, a rescue backpack that lets you descend from a burning high-rise via an integrated reel of steel cable. Well, now it's in for some competition from the SkySpider, which offers at least one unique feature... Continue Reading SkySpider gives rescue backpack-users a brake Category: Good Thinking Tags: Backpacks Escape
Scientists from ETH Zurich have developed what they claim is the "smallest and cheapest" electronic nose for sniffing out people, designed with earthquake and avalanche rescue in mind. The nose is an array of sensors to detect various substances which, when found together, would provide the crucial "chemical fingerprint" showing the presence of human life... Continue Reading Scientists dev is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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