Latest Rescue Stories

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2010-10-08 08:11:00

ABINGDON, Va., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal producer, today announced that the "Blue" team from Rockspring Development, Inc. (Rockspring), operator of the Rockspring mine near East Lynn, W.Va., and the "White" team from Kingston Mining, Inc.

2010-09-29 09:21:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Travel safety educator Beth Holloway today announced the launch of Mayday360, the first inexpensive travel and safety assistance service for Americans traveling abroad.

2010-05-25 05:00:00

PHOENIX, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Vigilan, provider of software for better senior living, announced today that its Care Suite software for assisted living, independent living and dementia care communities is now compatible with the new Apple iPad(TM).

Word of the Day
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
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