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New Technology To End Debate Over Close Calls On Goal Line During World Cup

Fourteen cameras — seven trained on each goalmouth — have been hung up in all 12 World Cup stadiums. The cameras will record 500 images per seconds, and a computer will digest the frames. Within a second of a ball crossing the line, the referee’s special watch will vibrate and flash “GOAL.”

06/09/2014

Earthquake

New Technology Can Give Up To 30 Second Warning In Advance Of Earthquake

Newly developed technology by a Scotts Valley company can give schools, cities, and businesses a 10 to 30 second advance warning of an earthquake depending on their distance from the epicenter.

06/02/2014

Surveillance cameras captured a brutal attack in San Francisco's Bernal Heights neighborhood. (CBS)

Brutal Bernal Heights Street Robbery Caught On Surveillance Camera

A man walking home from work in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood was brutally attacked, and surveillance footage could help catch the suspect.

03/31/2014

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California Failing To Fund Early Warning System That Sensed SoCal Earthquake

California’s early earthquake warning system worked as seismologists hoped it would, giving them notice that a quake was about to strike seconds before the ground in Los Angeles began shaking Monday, but residents didn’t get that warning because the state hasn’t identified a source of funding to build and maintain the system.

03/18/2014

Toward the Transbay Tube in San Francisco. (Wikimedia Commons)

Seismic Work Will Cause Delays On Overnight BART Transbay Service

Starting Tuesday night, BART passengers who travel through the transbay tube after 10 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays will face delays of up to 20 minutes because of earthquake safety work, a transit agency spokeswoman said.

03/26/2013

BART train, station

Earthquake Early-Warning Sensors To Be Installed On BART System

A new earthquake early-warning system installed by Bay Area Rapid Transit will detect earthquakes precious seconds before the ground starts shaking, allowing trains to be slowed down in an effort to prevent derailments.

09/28/2012

Police Sirens

Peninsula Congresswoman Celebrates Funding For New Emergency Network

Palo Alto Congresswoman Anna Eshoo was in San Jose to celebrate the funding of a new national wireless broadband communications network that makes it easier for police and firefighters to talk during emergencies.

04/23/2012

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