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Police Officers Keep Cool in the Heat With Air-Conditioned Bulletproof Vests

If you’ve ever seen police officers walking around in full gear during a heat wave, you’ve probably felt a little faint just looking at them.  Lucky for them, scientists from the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA) have devised a new “smart” protective garment that cools down your body instead of keeping it heated [...]
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Bulletproof vest features built-in cooling

Business & Finance / Entrepreneurship : Springwise (3 years ago)

Swiss company Empa has created a new bulletproof vest with built-in air conditioning, designed to make protective gear more comfortable. Read Post

Cool Cop Keeps Cops Cool, Perps Hot

Technology / Gadgets : Craziest Gadgets (6 years ago)

Being a cop is a hot job- literally. Besides just packing heat, wearing that heavy dark uniform with a bulletproof vest underneath is literally a hot job. Your normal Crown Vic’s air conditioning unit is simply not powerful enough t... Read Post

Air-Conditioned Flak Jackets Could Keep Cops Cool In the Summer [Safety]

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo (3 years ago)

Empa, a Swiss materials company, has created an air-conditioned bulletproof vest based on Coolpad technology that could help keep police officers cool in the boiling, brain-melting summer heat. More » Read Post

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