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Avalanch Victim Locator / Avalanch Victim Locator

Avalanch Victim Locator
Avalanch Victim Locator

Avalanche, a common natural disaster happening in year-round snow covered mountain area, can easily cause people casualty with its humongous down sliding volume of snow/ice. In this case the later arrived rescue becomes pointless as no traceability from the newly covered surface. The introduced Avalanche Victim Locator is meant to be tiny and light-weight designed. People equipped with this device can promptly trigger inflation of eye-catching balloon and shoot it into the air with a stream tie to the operator. With this balloon, the victim search time can be dramatically reduced, namely much higher possibility of saving peoples’ lives.

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National Chiao Tung University

National Chiao Tung University
Hsinchu City, Taiwan