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Travel june 27, 2016

Facebook Aims To Personalize How We Connect In Times Of Crisis

An invite tool to 'Safety Check' feature will rely on people power rather than just algorithms

Technology june 3, 2016

Send Messages Without A Cellular Network

Phone software allows emergency workers to send important info across long distances

Are robot first responders as safe—or trustworthy—as firefighters or policemen? (NPR)
Design & Architecture december 15, 2014

Rescue Board Is An Inflatable Life Raft That Tilts To Help Drowning Victims

Emergency rescue equipment earns design distinction as convenient and affordable safety product

Gaming & Play november 4, 2014

Gaming Methods Employed by Likes of ‘Call of Duty’ Inspire Emergency Response Robots

Free look control increases chances of finding victims inside burning buildings

Luxury february 3, 2014

Intelligent Lifeguard Drone Rescues Victims From Drowning

Smart aerial robot prototype successfully performs search and rescue with life preservers.

Mobile june 28, 2013

Smartphone Charger Uses Wrist Movements To Power Up

Off-grid charger lets you generate enough juice to make an emergency call.

january 4, 2013

Emergency Flashlight Works With Any Type Of Battery

Panasonic creates a handy device that accepts AAA, AA, C or D-type.

Mobile november 15, 2012

Shake Your Cell Phone To Charge It

Researchers at Virginia Tech have developed a novel method for juicing up your mobile that draws energy from piezoelectric force.

Innovation november 8, 2012

Jacket Can Receive Text Messages For First Responders

Students in Norway have developed a unique jacket to help with communication in emergency situations.

IoT july 9, 2012

Cooling Vest Could Help Bystanders Save Cardiac Victims From Brain Damage

A portable clothing item that can prevent neurological adversity in an emergency.

Home november 1, 2011

Siri Can Handle Emergency Situations Better

Apple's voice-controlled app can save lives if integrated with the current 911 system and healthcare system.

Syndicated september 21, 2011

Springwise: In Japan, Mini RFID Phone Charm Offers Instant Access To Medical Data

When trouble befalls someone possessing one of Asahi Kasei’s mobile phone accessories, medical personnel can easily use the device to view critical medical information about its owner.

Work september 13, 2011

CScout Japan: Muji’s Emergency Kits Focus On Design And Function

Japanese company Muji introduces a line of emergency kits which take into account both function and aesthetics.


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