Archive for the ‘Wireless & Safety’ Category
Watch New York’s Shane Berger’s “Wireless Lifesaver” moments when he helped save the life of not one, but two people, on different occasions. As part of our blog’s theme on wireless safety, Shane’s been the recipient of two ‘bolts’ of wireless good fortune.
Here’s another inspirational story about a man who used his mobile device to save a life as part of this month’s wireless safety blog theme. Darrin Boehmer was visiting a center in Oregon that trains the disabled for various jobs. Little did he know, he might save a life that day. Darrin describes what happened [...]
To continue our blog’s theme on wireless safety, here’s another inspiring “Wireless Lifesaver” story. The January 2010 earthquake in Haiti was a horrific catastrophe, but wireless communications played a vital role in the rescue efforts that saved thousands of lives. The Coast Guard Auxiliary’s Ryan Bank is featured for his development of a social media wireless application [...]
Kyle Sparks in Virginia Beach, Virginia was at home one day when his mother became ill. Kyle was able to find and use a cell phone in order to call 911 and get his mother the help that she needed.
Dan Woolley was in Haiti last year working on a video project when the mammoth earthquake caused the hotel, where he was standing in, to collapse. Suffering from a severe and life threatening wound to his leg, Dan used a first aid mobile app on his smart phone to successfully treat the injury, saving his [...]
Since our blog focus is on wireless safety this month, we thought we’d remind folks about some of the “Wireless Lifesavers” and their inspiring stories. Jacob Ratliff was in the car one day when his mother became ill and fainted. Jacob used his mom’s cell phone to contact 911 and alert them to where the car [...]
With many already starting their Memorial Day weekend, we hope everyone has a relaxing and safe holiday. Whether you’re going to a barbecue, the beach or spending quality time with your family and friends, wireless technology can help you stay safe. Driving a car? Don’t text! It’s 100% incompatible with safe driving. Check out our [...]
Today, I issued the following statement in response to the announcement made by several wireless carriers, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and New York City on the delivery of wireless emergency alerts under the Warning Alert and Response Network (WARN) Act: “Today’s announcement by several wireless carriers to begin delivering [...]