The RSA SafeTRX App monitors a boats journey and alerts emergency contacts, who are nominated by the user (family and friends), should they fail to return to shore on time. This free cellphone application, enables the user to plot their intended course, store essential emergency numbers that can be used by NSRI if you fail to return from your trip, gives NSRI your location at all times during your trip, gives the user the ability to call an emergency by the push of a button and giving NSRI your exact position throughout our rescue response if you press the emergency button.
•An Emergency Call button which allows you to quickly make a distress call from the application. The app sends an Emergency location update to the Emergency Operations Centre and your emergency contacts if you have a cell phone connection.
•Track only mode can be used to begin tracking at a touch of a button.
•Personalised Checklists aims to promote safety awareness by allowing you to create and review your own list of checklist items prior to departure.
•A new Mobile Logbook stores up to 20 trips on your phone, and can be replayed at any time within the app in video playback mode.
The NSRI RSA SafeTRX app takes the 'Search' out of a Search and Rescue Operation. At any time, once you have plotted your trip and launched, we can see where you are and if you press the emergency button we can send rescue resources to that exact position. If you don't arrive at the time your plotted route ends we can check on you to see how you are doing.
Imagine being out swimming or paddling and finding yourself in danger, with no way of contacting anyone for help? This is the situation that the NSRI hopes to prevent with the SafeTRX app.
NSRI are appealing to surfskiers, fishermen on sea-kayaks and anyone launching any kind of craft to go to sea to download and use the free NSRI RSA SafeTrx smart phone application.
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