Rescue

07.02.15
Drone helps rescue trapped rafters
07.02.15

Drone helps rescue trapped rafters

Drones aren't just useful as scouts and signalers during rescue operations -- they can play a hand...

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02.09.15
Rescue drone that can search buildings wins $1 million prize
02.09.15

Rescue drone that can search buildings wins $1 million prize

A clever, bizarre-looking drone that may one day save your butt has won a million bucks in the UAE...

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12.19.14
BlackBerry's surviving, but not as a smartphone company
12.19.14

BlackBerry's surviving, but not as a smartphone company

It's been almost a year since John Chen was appointed to save Blackberry and it's clear that his g...

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10.27.14
Tiny tethered drone gives soldiers a view of the dangers ahead
10.27.14

Tiny tethered drone gives soldiers a view of the dangers ahead

Drones already give troops valuable data about enemies and devastated areas, but the existing vehi...

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08.13.14
Battlefield Hardline gets car, hostage multiplayer modes
08.13.14

Battlefield Hardline gets car, hostage multiplayer modes

Battlefield Hardline comes with two new multiplayer modes, Hotwire and Rescue, EA announced at its...

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06.04.14
Virtual reality training for rescuers may save your life in a crisis
06.04.14

Virtual reality training for rescuers may save your life in a crisis

While some soldiers have virtual reality training to familiarize themselves with the battlefield,...

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02.27.14
Your smartphone's WiFi hotspot might double as a disaster rescue beacon
02.27.14

Your smartphone's WiFi hotspot might double as a disaster rescue beacon

When disasters strike, communication services tend to go down; you can't simply call for help or s...

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05.25.13
Mercedes-Benz plan will put QR codes on cars to speed up rescues
05.25.13

Mercedes-Benz plan will put QR codes on cars to speed up rescues

We joke that most people don't like QR codes, but those codes link to a lot of information through...

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08.11.12
SPOT Connect helps your iPhone rescue you via satellite
08.11.12

SPOT Connect helps your iPhone rescue you via satellite

Cellphones are pretty good for calling 911, or letting your family know where you are, but if you...

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