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New Survey Reveals Three-Quarters (72 per cent) of Canadians Do Not Know The Minimum Ice Thickness Considered Safe

Survey shows a substantial gap in the knowledge and confidence of Canadians who partake in winter activities on frozen bodies of water. Vancouver, BC, February 17, 2021 – VodaSafe, the water rescue and recovery technology company behind the world’s first…

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Vernon Search and Rescue receives equipment donation to speed up water searches

The new equipment is expected to help the search and rescue volunteers bring search subjects to medical help or give their family closure.

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Snowmobile safety tips for frozen lake traveling

With some fresh snow coming down ahead of the weekend, VodaSafe founder Carlyn Loncaric has some tips for snowmobilers who may be heading over frozen ponds and lakes.

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Whistler fire department acquires sonar device for underwater rescues, recoveries

Whistler’s first responders will have an extra eye underwater thanks to the acquisition of a sonar device that will be used in rescue and recovery efforts. AquaEye is the first search-and-rescue device of its kind, a hand-held scanner that uses ultrasound and…

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Whistler Search & Rescue to Use VodaSafe’s AquaEye To Reduce Drowning Recovery Time

Last week Vancouver’s VodaSafe donated an AquaEye®, the world’s first hand-held scanning sonar device for water-based search and rescue, to Whistler Search and Rescue. The AquaEye unit will be used to help Whistler Fire’s firefighters and Whistler Search and Rescue…

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New technology will cut time and resources for Outer Banks search rescue crews

OUTER BANKS, N.C. (WAVY) — Search and rescue crews on the Outer Banks are hoping a new piece of technology will help cut down on time and resources when emergencies happen. It’s called AquaEye, a handheld side scan sonar. “This actually looks underwater and tells us…

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AquaEye handheld sonar device credited with finding missing swimmer on OBX

OUTER BANKS, N.C.- The world’s first handheld sonar device for identifying bodies underwater was recently used in Kitty Hawk to find a missing swimmer. “Normal rescue methods are inline searches, multiple people, multiple resources. This does all the looking for you,…

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North America’s Leading Safety Technology Company Behind AquaEye®, VodaSafe, Closes $1.4M

VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–VodaSafe, the safety technology company behind the world’s first hand-held scanning sonar device for water-based search and rescue, AquaEye®, today announces $1.4M in seed financing. The raise will help VodaSafe further…

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Rescue Or Recovery, BC Startup Helps Identify Potential Victims Underwater

Los Angeles’ Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Search & Rescue Team announced this morning that a body had been found after the six day search for Glee Actress Naya Rivera. This afternoon officials confirmed that the recovered body was Rivera. Rivera went missing on…

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OBX tests new technology for finding missing swimmers

New technology aimed at reducing the time it takes to locate missing persons in the water is being tested for the first time on the Outer Banks this summer with the hope that it will become a mainstay in search and recovery efforts while more quickly providing closure…

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