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Home A close-up of a receiver used outside a building to test a new firefighting tracking technology. (Paul Wedig/DHS-Science and Technology Directorate.) A close-up of a receiver used outside a building to test a new firefighting tracking technology. (Paul Wedig/DHS-Science and Technology Directorate.)

A close-up of a receiver used outside a building to test a new firefighting tracking technology. (Paul Wedig/DHS-Science and Technology Directorate.)

A close-up of a receiver used outside a building to test a new firefighting tracking technology. (Paul Wedig/DHS-Science and Technology Directorate.)

A close-up of a receiver used outside a building to test a new firefighting tracking technology. (Paul Wedig/DHS-Science and Technology Directorate.)

New technology developed at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory can locate firefighters wearing a backpack-sized device. Engineers are working to shrink the device to fit in a pocket. (Paul Wedig/DHS-Science and Technology Directorate.)