When I think of post-shipwreck situations, I imagine myself clinging to some shard of wood, encircled by sharks, delirious from the sun and saltwater. But the SeaKettle, which can desalinate salt water, sounds more like a floating hotel room.
I'm talking defibrillators saving your life, GPS rescues, emergency tools that punch out windows in submerged cars—basically anything involving a gadget with a good story attached to it. Tell your tale in the comments.
The situation is confusing enough when havoc strikes, and when radios aren't working and firefighters don't know where their colleagues are, it gets a whole lot worse. Learning from the communications problems of 9/11, designers solved those problems with this Smart Suit whose embedded sensors transmit the exact…