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2011-02-17 08:48:00

FRISCO, Texas, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Through a partnership between local citizens and the City of Torrance, Calif. Police Department, impaired individuals, their family members and caregivers can now enjoy added peace of mind and enhanced safety thanks to a new wearable locator system called EmSeeQ®. Now available through the City of Torrance PD Community Affairs Division, the watch-like EmSeeQ device by EmFinders uses cellular technology to quickly locate...

2011-02-14 13:59:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The dramatic plight and rescue of thirty-three entombed Chilean miners in the summer and fall of 2010 captured the hearts and imaginations of hundreds of millions of people worldwide. Not since the first man walked on the moon was an entire world so captivated by a technical challenge. By the time the men were freed--after being trapped below ground for almost ten weeks, in 92 degree heat, 95 percent humidity at a depth seven times the height of the...

2011-02-11 07:00:00

FRISCO, Texas, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To help improve the safety and security of residents, the Citrus County Sheriff's Office is deploying a new technology designed to upgrade its search and rescue system for locating wandering and lost individuals. Through the generous support of the CCSO Citizens' Academy Alumni Association, the sheriff's office will provide a limited number of EmFinders' EmSeeQ® wearable locator systems that use cellular technology to quickly...

2011-02-03 15:03:00

FRISCO, Texas, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Merced County has joined the growing list of other progressive California communities that have upgraded their search and rescue technology for locating wandering and lost persons. The Merced County Sheriff's Department is proud to announce the availability of the EmFinder's EmSeeQ® wearable locator system that uses cellular technology to quickly locate individuals who are prone to wandering due to cognitive disorders, such as...

2011-01-26 07:00:00

BOSTON, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LoJack SafetyNet, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of LoJack Corporation (Nasdaq: LOJN), today announced at a press conference that its SafetyNet service is now available in the city of Boston. SafetyNet by LoJack helps caregivers provide an added layer of protection for loved ones with cognitive conditions such as autism and Alzheimer's from the life-threatening behavior of wandering. The service also provides public safety agencies with the tools...

2010-12-08 23:01:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company donated 12 vehicles to the Dearborn (Mich.) Fire Department and provided a sneak peek at the 2012 Ford Focus to help first responders train with their new vehicle rescue equipment Ford is developing new materials and improved structural designs to enhance occupant protection and is committed to educating first responders on new vehicle technologies to aid post-crash emergency rescues New Focus features a suite of...

2010-11-09 07:51:00

FRISCO, Texas, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- EmFinders, maker of the life-saving EmSeeQ® wearable locator device for adults and children with special needs, announced today its device was successfully used in the rescue of a lost child by the Chesapeake Sheriff's Office in Virginia. The Sheriff's Office tested and began using the EmSeeQ in Chesapeake on September 21, 2010, World Alzheimer's Day. The 10-year-old autistic child was reported missing by a caregiver on...

2010-10-29 08:36:00

FRISCO, Texas, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- EmFinders, maker of the life-saving EmSeeQ® wearable locator device for impaired adults and children, announced today that the Long Beach (Calif.) Police Department (LBPD) has chosen the company's EmSeeQ cellular locator device to aid in its search and rescue efforts for area residents prone to wandering due to cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, autism and dementia. The wearable watch-like EmSeeQ device uses cellular...

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2010-10-26 08:20:00

It has been almost six months since 16-year-old Abby Sunderland's 40-foot vessel, Wild Eyes, was damaged in a storm, leaving her stranded in the middle of the Indian Ocean. But on Monday, she finally got a chance to meet the people who developed the technology used to save her life. Abby visited NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., on Oct. 25 to meet Search and Rescue Manager Dave Affens and a team of engineers. He and his team developed the Search and Rescue Satellite...

2010-10-18 07:00:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, October 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Visonic Technologies (VT), a growing world leader in Active RFID/RTLS safety and security solutions, today announced the immediate availability of its Elpas Door Kit Wandering Patient Starter Solution. The kit is the newest addition to the company's expanding line of hospital-grade real-time patient safety and security monitoring solutions. The Elpas Door Kit supplies low-cost versatile protection of ambulatory individuals suffering...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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