Emergency

How Drones can Save Lives

December 28, 2018

Drone technology will soon change the way we respond to medical emergencies, accidents, natural disasters, and mass violence.  Their unique capabilities are being tested all over the world and lives are already being saved. Car accidents requiring medical attention happen every day.  As of now the most we can do as a concerned onlooker is […]

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Quick! Text 911!

December 3, 2010
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Imagine if you were somehow able to send a text message to 911 emergency services in a dangerous situation.  I’ve actually thought about this before. If an armed burglar is in my home at night and my only option is to make a phone call to get a hold of the police, what’s to stop […]

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Two Girls Rescued By A Facebook Status Update

September 7, 2009
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Two girls at the age of 10 and 12 got lost in a stormwater drain in South Australia yesterday. When everybody else might have called 000 (“911” in Australia), those two girls decided to seek help by posting a Facebook status update instead. It is a worry for us because it causes a delay on […]

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