Technology for Trapped Miner Rescue

In Sensors' weblog, Today at Sensors, Executive Editor Stephanie Henkel has been calling for implementation of sensor technology in mining operations to address needless loss of life (www.sensorsmag.com/tas/2006-02-22). Thankfully, U.S. safety regulators are testing wireless systems that can be used to locate and communicate with trapped miners. An article at PhysOrg.com gives details: http://tinyurl.com/lqa2t

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