Earthquake

Earthquake

disaster areas

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Following large fires, hurricanes or earthquakes, first responder teams in disaster areas sometimes have to refrain from entering unstable structures, due to the danger...
battery

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A cell phone that can never run out of battery could mean the difference between life and death for people in emergency situations. A...
disaster response

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Disaster response under conditions of lack of conventional communication or internet networking, requires more traditional solutions.   A citywide communications exercise was recently held by...
accelerator

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Side by side with the impressive weapon systems presented at the exhibition of the IAMD Missile Defense Conference, the hundreds of visitors had the...
search and rescue missions

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A new type of robot can grow across long distances without moving its whole body. Imagine rescuers searching for people in the rubble of...
radar sensing through walls

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First responders and army units often confront situations where they suspect that someone is hiding in a house but are unable to find him...
drone miniaturization

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An innovation regarding a computer chip may lead to a breakthrough in drone miniaturization. In recent years, engineers have worked to shrink drone technology,...

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By Arie Egozi Holding a national drill to practice procedures in the event of an earthquake is very good, however, all the preparations seem minor in...
UGV

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A new unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) unveiled recently is designed for use in defense, disaster relief, and rescue missions. The J8 Atlas Xtreme Terrain...
Supply Energy

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Powering remote military structures and installations in hostile areas far away from reliable diesel fuel convoys is a critical capability and one that is...
rescue

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Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) has designed and engineered a special version of the new Land Rover Discovery SUV for use by...

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Keeping firefighters safe and communicating with them have been major technical challenges for decades. While outdoors, they can use GPS to track one another,...

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The US Department of Homeland Security has found a new geospatial solution to enhance first responders’ incident management capabilities. The Department’s Science and Technology...

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An original technology allows the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and insect cyborgs, or biobots, to map large and unsafe zones, like cities...

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A new sUAS (small unmanned aircraft system) was recently introduced to market – the STORM – a small tactical UAS that comes as a...

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The use of UAVs for mapping disaster areas, evaluating the damage, monitoring wide range fires or earthquakes, especially in areas that cannot be accessed...

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In the aftermath of the earthquake that struck the Italian town of Amatrice and its surrounding region a couple of months ago, Italian authorities...

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Drones help protect West Virginia from landslides. Woolpert Inc., a Beavercreek-based engineering firm, says its UAS are now monitoring landslide areas in northern West...

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Earlier this month, China has launched the first-in-the-country emergency rescue team that will use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Beijing Daily reports. Six UAVs are now...

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The Seismological Laboratory at the University of California Berkeley has released a new app: MyShake. The app isn’t meant for at-home Zumba hopefuls, but...

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Swarms of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) will soon be printing emergency shelter for survivors of natural disasters, or buildings, or any large structure. This...

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It seems this is the age of government transparency in the United States as lately more and more government authorities are opening their emergency...

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