29 Jul '14, 3pm

Life-Saving Boot Can Detect Active Landmines from 6.5 Feet Away:

Life-Saving Boot Can Detect Active Landmines from 6.5 Feet Away:

Colombia’s fields and jungles are full of active landmines which have, in the last 24 years, killed 2,000 people and injured about 10,000 more. With the goal of saving both soldiers and innocent civilians, Lemur Studio created a boot sole that detects land mines within a radius of 6.5 feet, and alerts the wearer of danger. Embedded within the soles are microprocessors and radio transmitters that send a signal to a wristband interface, which shows the mine’s exact location.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/lemur-studios-saveonelife-boot-sole-...

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