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R&D yields new standard for safer ambulances

Thanks to a newly updated standard for ambulance design based on research and development by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and two federal partners, emergency runs should soon be much safer for ...

dateSep 22, 2015 in Other
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US announces $19M in grants to expand use of body cameras

The Department of Justice awarded $19.3 million in grants Monday to dozens of police departments seeking to start using body cameras but turned down a greater number of applicants hoping for federal aid to deploy the technology.

dateSep 22, 2015 in Other
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Things to know about automatic license plate readers

Authorities chasing the suspect in a fatal shooting at Delta State University in Mississippi used an automatic license plate reader to track the man as he traveled across state lines. The technology was also used in Virginia ...

dateSep 15, 2015 in Other
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New platform to encourage social interaction

A Monash University Masters student has developed a new platform to encourage social interaction among children. The prototype is an interactive environment that assists children to conquer fear during social communication.

dateSep 15, 2015 in Other
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Video: What's in a football helmet?

Football is back, and with all the hard hits and tough tackles come renewed concerns about safety. Every NFL player is required to wear a helmet, but the helmets of today are a far cry from the leather creations from decades ...

dateSep 09, 2015 in Other
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