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Tuesday 4 January 2005

Tsunami warning devices - Courtesy Israeli Company

From a Reuters report

"An Israeli company said on Monday it planned to distribute free to Asian countries hit by last week's tsunami a device it says could save lives by warning holiday-makers directly that a tidal wave is coming.

The system developed by Israeli inventor Meir Gitelis uses land and water sensors, smaller than a shoe box and each costing $170, to measure seismic activity and wave motion. ..." For more, read the article here <http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=7226217>

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