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In case you haven’t heard of them, Oregon-based ‘Adventures With Purpose’ (AWP) is an Underwater Search & Recovery Dive Team dedicated to helping families bring missing loved ones home, at no cost to the families. They have helped solve 23 Missing Person cold cases since 2019.
As seen in this YouTube video, recently they have been using AquaEye®. This video documents Adventures With Purpose’s search for Ralph Brown, using the clues left behind with an emphasis on the AWP’s 5-mile search strategy.
See how AquaEye is utilized in a real search in less than optimal conditions (starting at the 02:11 of the video). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8NeoHeHCAAw
They like what they’ve seen so far and would like to get more hands-on use on upcoming cases.
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — North County Fire and Rescue recently added a new tool to help with water rescue and recovery efforts.
AquaEye is a handheld sonar device from VodaSafe. Carlyn Loncaric, the company’s CEO and founder, was once a lifeguard. She believed more could be done to prevent drownings.
“It really bothered me that most children drowned within 20 feet of shoreline, and it’s because we can’t see them.” ….
Every year, more than 3,500 people in the United States die from drowning. It’s the fifth leading cause of accidental deaths in the United States, and the second leading cause of accidental deaths among children aged 1–14 years. Worldwide, drowning is the 3rd leading cause of unintentional death…
IDN Times Basarnas Bali acquires Aquaeye devices – Click to learn more
TAWAS CITY – Just shy of three months ago, city council members gave their stamp of approval for the Tawas City Fire Department (TCFD) to establish a Water Rescue/Dive Rescue-Recovery Team. Since that time, the community has expressed its support for the endeavor,…
PSDiver Magazine Writes Follow-up Review on AquaEye – Click to Read Entire Review
October 16, 2021, Shepherd, Mich — A mid-Michigan couple whose 4-year-old son drowned in a pond has donated a sonar device to police to use in similar emergencies. The AquaEye can scan two acres of water in five minutes.
PSDiver Magazine Writes Review on AquaEye – Click to Read Entire Review
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (News 4 & Fox 11) — South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue tested new technology on the rough waters of Tahoe Wednesday. It’s called AquaEye, an underwater rescue device using sonar to help quickly locate people and bodies in the water.
Feb. 24, 2021, Vancouver — New survey results show 72 per cent of Canadians do not know the minimum ice thickness considered safe. These figures represent a substantial gap in the knowledge and confidence of Canadians who partake in winter activities on frozen bodies…
AquaEye® is an advanced handheld sonar device, using the latest in ultrasound and AI technologies to identify human bodies underwater.