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What new throwable prototype could help keep first responders safe in the field?

Squito, the camera you can throw

July 15, 2013 By News Staff

Squito is a ball-shaped camera that takes 360 degree panoramic photographs when thrown in the air. The device is not yet available for purchase, but could someday be used by fire departments and search and rescue teams, says Inventor Steve Hollinger.

Some of the device’s capabilities include target tracking, the ability see through dark and fog by use of thermal imaging and wireless infrared.


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Zach    |    Commented July 23, 2013

Couldn't help it, paint it yellow and red, the thing looks like a pokeball LoL :) Better yet, it's meant to be thrown. Just finding a little humor in the morning...

Zach    |    Commented July 23, 2013

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