On July 29th, The White House sponsored Innovation for Disaster Response and Recovery Initiative Demo Day. Touted as a showcase of, "innovations in both government and the private sector that aim to aid the survivors of large-scale emergencies," the event offered an amazing range of products. Reports below:
(Emergency Management, July 29, 2014)
(The White House, July 29, 2014)
Comment: Ah, OK. However, there is one thing missing in all that fancy stuff. Something that can outstrip the combined "life saving and reduction in suffering" value of everything offered at the event - and it's free. The U.S. National Grid as the Response Language of Location.