Earthquake

Earthquake

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Satellite imagery is frequently used for damage assessments following natural disasters, from hurricanes to forest fires, in order to tell responders what infrastructure was...
Illustration - Wildfire Map by Gila National Forest

Recently, the Hillsborough River in Florida was flowing at more than 3,020 cubic feet per second, with the river’s surface being at 31.48 feet...
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Fires constitute one of the most extreme dangers to human lives and property. When every second counts, the response is conditioned on mobility and...
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By Arie Egozi During the last several years, I have been claiming here that the Israeli home front was not prepared for emergency situations vis...
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Technology has been unremittingly creating enhancements and shortcuts for many things in today’s world. It provides major improvements into the world by making things...
drone

Major disasters do not occur frequently, but when they do many people’s lives are lost and put into danger. It is imperative that first-responders...
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In a research project on behalf of the U.S. Army, researchers developed an agile miniature robot that may be able to aid in scouting...
satellite-based solution

When disaster strikes, cell phone networks often go down – whether because of the event or because of the sheer volume of traffic, new...

A unique mobile app designed to alert residents in Los Angeles County of an earthquake has been unveiled. The ShakeAlertLA app is designed...

By Arie Egozi    Global warming and climate change will cause the economy to lose billions of dollars by the end of the century, according...
natural disasters

The Quantix hybrid unmanned drone is designed to assess environmental damage. AeroVironment, a leading company in unmanned aircraft systems, announced it will utilize Quantyx...
drone

A new Chinese drone known as the ‘Mavic 2 Enterprise’ drone now features swappable search and rescue accessories. The drone was upgraded specifically to...
FirstNet

Five public safety apps have been added by FirstNet (First Responders Network Authority) to its public communications platform. FirstNet is an independent authority within the...
Drone industry

Last Monday, October 15, iHLS’s AUS&R conference hosted a plethora of startups, organizations and individuals from the industry of Unmanned Systems. A unique addition...

Amid concerns in the West about Serbia's close military and other ties with Russia, Serbia is to host a NATO emergency response exercise. The...
search and rescue

First responders, soldiers, hazard material teams, etc. need hand-free communications equipment in order to be able to concentrate more on their missions. The development...

A powerful earthquake in Israel could be a multi-faceted disaster, largely due to the lack preparedness, and particularly because of the unstable condition of...

MIT’s Cheetah 3 robot, a 90-pound mechanical beast — about the size of a full-grown Labrador -  can now leap and gallop across rough...

Rescue missions and law enforcement operations often require working at heights, and coping with unique rope access challenges. Rescuing survivors from buildings in the...

Every year, in the USA alone, an average of 54 firefighters and 165 police officers are killed, tens of thousands are injured and many...

During an emergency or disaster event, the response speed of the rescue teams and the coordination among the forces managing the incident are critical....

Microrobots have been studied by the U.S. military for years, but they tend to be simple machines with limited intelligence. Recently, however, the Defense...