Contact: John Verrico
US Department of Homeland Security - Science and Technology
Caption: FINDER is an S&T project that was developed by technology foraging. Shown in the foreground is a small "suitcase" that emits microwaves that can detect heart-beat and breathing. A technician nearby reads a handheld computer that will show the location of individuals and animals alive beneath the rubble.
Credit: Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate
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