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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

World's first Anti Shark-attack Swimsuits

Shark is one of the biggest threats facing the swimmers and divers in the sea. But now more relaxed swimmer can linger in the waters of frequent shark approached because there are already special swimsuit confusing the visual system of sharks.
A model wears the new wetsuit, aimed at preventing shark attacks. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1lrtscF)
As quoted from Deusche Welle on Sunday, May 11, 2014, two anti-shark swimsuit design is developed Hamish Jolly and Craig Anderson - who make up the enterprise SAMS - as well as working with the University of Western Australia's (UWA) Oceans Institute.

Two types of this swimsuit centralizing focus on color and motif. Known as color-blind sharks and different perception of light. "Elude swimsuit designed in blue and white for users who like diving and snorkeling. Till the design was basically hiding the wearer between columns of water," says Anderson.
Testing has shown the wetsuits could reduce the number of unprovoked shark attacks. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1lrtscF)
Meanwhile the diverter swimsuit addressed to the diver. This shirt berdisain pattern in black and white lines are considered a danger signal by a shark. According to UWA researchers, Shaun Collins, "Many animals avoid certain animal-like signal that says: Do not eat me, and we create the pattern lines."

So what swimsuit trial results in real conditions? Predatory sharks swim past the imposing puppet swimsuit anti shark, but bite doll wearing a black swimsuit.

Although the field test results is quite impressive, but "SAMS can not guarantee our swimwear made completely safe against shark attacks," said Deutsche Welle. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | DEUTSCHE WELLE | INHABITAT]
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