Picture the aftermath of a devastating earthquake. People are trapped beneath the rubble of their former homes and workplaces, sometimes knocked unconscious in the collapse. But fortunately, their rescuers have a high-tech piece of equipment to find them — a briefcase-sized machine that is capable of detecting living people through about 9 meters (30 feet) of stone. This isn't a portrait of a hopeful future. FINDER has already saved people in the field.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas October 12, 2017
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