Robotic Lifeguard Saves Distressed Swimmers Faster Than Humans

Robotic Lifeguard Saves Distressed Swimmers Faster Than Humans

E.M.I.L.Y. is a robotic rescue buoy that saves people up to twelve times faster than a regular guard.

Alice Chan
  • 1 june 2012

Los Angeles County lifeguards are testing out a remote controlled, robotic rescue buoy at the beaches this summer. Called the the Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard (E.M.I.L.Y.), it is a cross between a jet-ski and a buoy.

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