Kannad SafeLink R10 AIS/GPS Rescue Device
April 20, 2011
Kannad Marine’s new SafeLink R10 Survivor Recovery System (SRS) is the world’s first personal AIS (Automatic Identification System) device. The R10 is designed to be worn by boaters and can be activated to assist with recovery in a man-overboard situation.
When activated by sliding off the safety tab and lifting an arming cap to deploy the antenna, the unit sends structured alert messages, GPS position and a special identification code directly to AIS receivers within (approximately) a 4-mile radius. The built-in GPS receiver, which updates every 60 seconds, ensures accurate position information. With precise location, bearing and range data given, fellow crewmembers or nearby boaters equipped with nearby AIS-enabled receivers have all the information they need to locate the position of the victim. The R10 SRS can also be professionally fitted to a lifejacket so that it automatically activates whenever the lifejacket is inflated.
The SafeLink R10 also features a flashing LED light aid recovery, is guaranteed to transmit continuously for 24 hours and has a 7-year battery life. It is made of ultra-durable ABS plastic, and is waterproof to 5 meters. The SafeLink R10 SRS comes with attachment clips and a lanyard.
- Kannad Marine
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