06/29/2009, Created by Swedish company Jolife AB, the LUCAS 2 chest compressor has a simple goal: performing the simple task of pumping the chest to let one paramedic do something that requires more… intelligence. In short, it is like having a third paramedic on the scene. LUCAS 2 runs on battery and doesn’t require an air supply (as LUCAS 1 did, apparently). It can run for 45 minutes, which we guess […]
05/01/2009, Not only Japan is prone to earthquake, its major cities have an extended underground transportation system. When a quake happens, people can potentially be trapped for extended periods of time and suffer among many things, from dehydration. That’s where the updated vending machines come into play. In case of an emergency, they’ll dispense free drinks. Now I’m worried about the riot that will take place in front of the vending machine.