In the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in cooperation with the US Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Division today announced that it will transfer “found people in disaster and emergency response,” the final sample technology to commercial markets. “Discoverer” is a kind of radar technology designed to find victims trapped in the rubble of the people’s heart.
Earlier today, the Science and Technology Department and NASA in the training field is located in Lorton, Virginia, Virginia, the first action team demonstrated the latest capabilities of the technology, that is to find the “Survivor” in a simulated disaster. It can help determine the location of persons in distress, accuracy within about five feet (about 1.5 meters). The key technologies for the rescue workers save time, increase the probability of finding survivors.
Nepal after the April 25 earthquake, the international search and rescue operations in support of the United States for the first time this technology has been in Nepal practical use, the results prove that it is successful.
“Discoverer” Science and Technology Division Project Manager John Price said: “The latest assessment shows that the operation, ‘discoverer’ can successfully be determined from outside 30 feet buried in 30 feet of concrete, steel and rubble ruins position in which a member of Virginia’s first action. This ability will be search and rescue dogs and other tools to complement the current search and rescue. ”
Virginia first action team captain Randy 比廷杰 said: “‘discoverer’ Heartbeat Discovery is able to rely on unconscious, unresponsive survivors only tool we do not have any other similar tools.”