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Suitcase-size device may help save lifes of disaster victims

FINDER, developed by DHS and NASA, uses microwave signals to detect human heart beats and beathing patterns in rubble

  • Rescue workers with the Fairfax County (Virginia) Fire and Rescue Department pull a buried "victim" out of rubble after using a new technology called FINDER developed by NASA and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

  • Rescue workers with the Fairfax County (Virginia) Fire and Rescue Department search through rubble to find a buried "victim" using a new technology called FINDER developed by NASA and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

  • Jim Lux, task manager in the Communications Tracking and Radar Division of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, demonstrates new technology called FINDER that can help rescue workers find people trapped in rubble.

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