An employee of Tsunagu Network Communications looks at Scoop System, an earthquake alert system, during the Security and Safety Trade Expo in Tokyo

 
An employee of Tsunagu Network Communications looks at Scoop System, an earthquake alert system, during the Security and Safety Trade Expo in Tokyo
An employee of Tsunagu Network Communications looks at Scoop System, an earthquake alert system which comes through an interphone into the home, during the Security and Safety Trade Expo in Tokyo October 17, 2007. Users can see an earthquake alert from the Meteorological agency on the interphone for a monthly subscription of JPY 525 for each house. The screen on the interphone reads 'urgent earthquake flash'. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (JAPAN)