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Sensors will monitor and log measurements about each climber as they make their summit attempts. These measurements will be transmitted back to basecamp in real time.

We are mounting weather probes at base camp, camp II, the south col, and near the summit of Everest. These probes are broadcasting weather information to satellite now.

Still and video cameras will be augmented with sensors so that contextual data (GPS, altitude, temperature, barometric pressure, compass) are recorded with every still or video frame.

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