About 100 people were "rescued" in the multi-agency ferry emergency exercise conducted by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) yesterday to demonstrate their readiness in responding to such incidents.
SAR HAWKTM software was designed with the Search and Rescue professional in mind. Automated, easy to use and yet provides the operator with the ability to review and process Humminbird data.
As the nation's fourth-largest city is inundated with water, a Sahuarita company is there to lend a hand.
Emily, which stands forEmergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard, is a remote-controlled rescue boat that's been used to help refugees survive journeys crossing dangerous waters.
A state-of-the-art portable rescue craft is bringing more assistance to marine rescue teams. The Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard or EMILY, developed by Hydronalix, was first used to help lifeguards get to distressed swimmers faster than able-bodied first responders.
Robot lifeguards will soon be 'patrolling' Dubai's popular beaches. Announced by Dubai Municipality on Monday, it was revealed that the 'robot rescuer' would be able swim at 12 times the speed of a human, ensuring a swift arrival at those in trouble in the water.
The U.S. Navy funded research on the development of a fast-swimming "robot lifeguard" that saved Syrian refugees from drowning but has no immediate plans to acquire the EMILY system for the military.
NPR Radio: Engineers are testing a new robot rescue system in the Greek islands, hoping it will be able to save some refugees while trying to cross from Turkey to Greece.
The European Refugee crisis isn’t so much a crisis as it is a catastrophe. Fleeing violence in Africa and the Middle East, particularly Syria, more than a million migrants crossed by sea into Europe in 2015.
Depoe Bay Fire District responded to a report of 2 persons stranded in their boat in the Siletz Bay in Gleneden Beach. The two were anchored and had a mechanical issues that would not allow their boat to move.
This is no toy motor boat, this is literally a lifesaver. Meet EMILY, EMILY is a robotic lifeguard that can race across the ocean to help a swimmer in distress. The LA County lifeguards are now testing the device to see how EMILY can help them during the busy summer beach season.