EMILY (IMAGE) Office of Naval Research Caption Meet EMILY the robotic lifeguard. Officially known as the Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard, EMILY is a remote-controlled buoy that recently was used to rescue nearly 300 Syrian migrants from drowning in the waters off the Greek island of Lesbos. Credit (Photo courtesy of Hydronalix) Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.