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Positioning technology developed at KTH will save lives and protect emergency responders in hazardous environments.
“Using your phone in the car cuts costs and pollution – and it can save lives”
Peter Händel wants you to make your mobile phone a part of the car’s dashboard. The KTH Professor of Signal Processing has helped create a new mobile application for safer and more efficient driving. “In the public debate, drivers are often warned about using a mobile phone while driving, but I say the opposite: your mobile phone should be seen as an extension of the car’s dashboard.”
Trapped by avalanche – saved by an app
Save your friend who is buried in an avalanche while waiting for the rescue team to arrive. An app developed at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, makes it possible for skiers with smartphones to find people buried in the snow.