Pocket size personal emergency satellite beacon
HERO The smallest smartest satellite personal emergency Beacon in the world, with no subscriptions or fees. Wherever you are on land, air or at sea, HERO provides the reassurance that global emergency services can be alerted. Works anywhere even where mobile phones don’t.
We think you could use / need a HERO to keep you safe. This list is not complete just our family and friends around the world’s opinion of what they would use HERO for: –
Backpacking-gap year, hiking, boating-yacht or power, flying private and commercial, skiing off-piste, mountaineering, surfing, snowmobiles, lake ice-skating, horse riding, diving, orienteering, mountain biking, sand dune buggying, quad biking, deep sea fishing, off road motorbiking, kayaking, ice fishing, gliding, jet skiing, free rock climbing, white water rafting, free diving, bungee jumping, snowboarding, canyoneering, up river-salmon and fly fishing, parapenting, ski touring, water skiing, 4×4 desert touring, jungle adventuring, remote area farming, ice road trucking.
A lot of recreational activities that have needed search and rescues are ones we don’t think are dangerous, for example Hiking, research has shown using the US National Parks service data in a ten year period.46,609 people needed search and rescue aid. In one year alone 2014, 3409 people required search and rescue 42% of them being day hikers. Nearly 53% of all in park search and rescues are male between the ages of 20 and 29, mostly mountain, canyon and river related. 164 people lost their lives that year, 3% were tragically never found.