Images: Rescue in the pool

Images: Rescue in the pool

Summary: A pool-monitoring system in Wales spots a motionless child underwater and pages the lifeguard.

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  • Girl sinks

    A pool-monitoring system in Wales on Aug. 28, 2005, spots a young girl sinking in the deep end. The Poseidon system, from Vision IQ, is designed to alert lifeguards in real time and give them the exact location of possible trouble.

  • At the bottom

    Swimmers at the surface fail to notice the trouble below. And Vision IQ notes that it's "virtually impossible for lifeguards to see everything that is happening in the pool all of the time."

Topic: Tech Industry

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