18 Israeli Inventions that Could Save Your Life
(dailyalert.org, May 9, 2014)
The First Care Emergency Bandage, invented by an Israeli military medic, is credited for saving the life of U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in a 2011 shooting. Jerusalem-based Mobileye technology for identifying and alerting to driving hazards is being built into virtually every new vehicle in the world. SensAheart, by the Israeli diagnostic technology company Novamed, can be used at home and in the hospital to detect a heart attack coming on. The Agilite Instant Harness, the world’s smallest Class II rappelling harness, saved the lives of South African miners trapped underground in 2013.
The Babysense breathing monitor by HiSense has helped protect more than 600,000 babies from crib death. When the iMayDay iPhone app senses that your car has been in a collision, it sets off an alarm and emails five pre-determined addresses (or generates up to 50 SMS messages) to inform emergency workers and/or loved ones about the accident. It works anywhere in the world. PerSys Medical’s Blizzard Survival jacket was pivotal last March in the rescue of a mother and son by the Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team in Wales. (Israel21c)
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