Smart Firefighter Suit Saves Lives

by Moin Uddin Ahmed Tipu

Every year firefighters are killed after becoming disoriented inside burning buildings. But with a new invention created by students in Belgium, that may be a tragedy of the past. Anthony shows us how it works, and talks to its inventors.

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27 comments

GreatPirateSolomon July 19, 2013 - 6:06 AM

Belgium, makers of the world's best beers and apparently smart firesuits.

originalgameplay July 19, 2013 - 6:13 AM

Captain Sparklez? Is that you!?

TheOnlyMunchkinSoup July 19, 2013 - 7:27 AM

On occasions it has gone too far, but you are just like every other nut job out there who thinks radical change is good for society, dressing up safety equipment to be something dastardly, people opt to have surveillance equipment outside their house for safety reasons. I honestly can't tell what shit hole the earth would be without it.

Edie Koller July 19, 2013 - 8:29 AM

Belgiun waffles are great…love the brussel sprouts..and its a beautiful country too…

Darkpancakelord July 19, 2013 - 8:30 AM

Well obviously if it's on their own property it's justified, I'm talking about involuntary surveillance on somebody who is on their own property. Also, I could be considering a "radical", but I don't think radical change in general just to be radical is good. I'm a Voluntaryist. You should looks it up if you are interested, it's quite a nice consistent, and ethical, and logical philosophy.

Shane Baker July 19, 2013 - 11:09 AM

Good job with the handshake this time Anthony :P
(in relation to the comments on the previous video where you "awkwardly left him hanging for a handshake"~something like that).

Did you go back and find that bloke after realising you missed the handshake?

Gref ranger July 19, 2013 - 11:25 AM

The audio between the two is very uneven.

isadaDoughboy July 19, 2013 - 12:16 PM

windows ftw

nil0bject July 19, 2013 - 2:20 PM

backOrifice

GreatPirateSolomon July 19, 2013 - 4:07 PM

Considering its an incredibly ignorant comment from a clearly ignorant individual, you shouldn't be terribly surprised.

Susan Beresford July 19, 2013 - 4:24 PM

Wouldn't Mandarin be better as it is the most common language spoken in the world?

Brecht Steenhouwer July 19, 2013 - 8:06 PM

i dont get why waffles are a stereotype for belgium , i never eat waffles xd da fak

CrazyCatNanni July 20, 2013 - 12:46 AM

Agreed, I don't care what anyone speaks. Especially if they are helping others.

CMLounsbury July 20, 2013 - 2:41 AM

Did anyone else already see this type of technology on Prototype This! awhile back?

Susan Beresford July 20, 2013 - 1:53 PM

What is then?
Why would English be better?
Include sources if possible.

Jerry Chavez July 20, 2013 - 2:36 PM

Gayest hand shake ever

nuzod July 21, 2013 - 9:17 AM

sorry nowadays u only get english speaking people at an xbob or adult toys convention. start learning chinese son you will soon work for us

ImSoISIRNRightNow July 22, 2013 - 7:50 PM

2:27 dat awkward handshake.

ZilvinasN[amv] July 26, 2013 - 2:00 PM

the name don't sound so reliable

klackattack July 28, 2013 - 11:59 AM

As a fire fighter, this technology will be invaluable to us. Way to go!

Sam Goldman August 1, 2013 - 12:41 PM

he was quoting pulp fiction

foorje August 1, 2013 - 1:00 PM

But now Italian scientists have made a holographic 3d infra-red glasses with which they can see through fire.

TheBlueSensei August 7, 2013 - 12:44 AM

People like you piss me off not everyone in the world has to speak English just because it's the language you speak

CaptinDread August 13, 2013 - 5:20 AM

I think the incedent actualy happend in my town but I'm not sure (many accidents can happen that are kinda the same) but because htere was too much smoke He couldn't find his way out but eventualy he got rescued by this friend that dragged him out with 3rd to 2nd degree burns all over his body the only place not so badly hurt was the area around his eyes

Jacob Albrecht August 13, 2013 - 11:24 PM

Sorry, haters, but this sounds incredible!!!

Christopher Hess August 20, 2013 - 9:51 AM

i still prefer search patterns and search lines and it sounds like it would get in the way during an extrication. good try though.

Uinnov August 29, 2013 - 5:25 PM

What?