8 West Consulting and Zembro Partner to Announce Zembro Care

Cork, Ireland, and Brussels, Belgium, 14th September 2022. 8 West Consulting (Cork) and Zembro (Brussels) have collaborated to launch Zembro Care, a technical platform that offers advanced digital solutions to the healthcare and caregiving market. Zembro Care will utilise 8 West’s SafeTrx suite of products running on the mSafety connected wearable from Sony Network Communications Europe and the SafeTrx Care cloud platform, in addition to a range of new wearables, IOT home monitoring devices, voice activated applications, user friendly smartphone applications and direct integration with monitoring and alerting solutions for elderly care, both in care homes and for independent living at home. The existing and popular range of Zembro products used throughout Europe will continue to be supported. The Zembro Care platform offers class-leading wearable …

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SafeTrx Active German Media Coverage

Following the launch of SafeTrx Active in Germany with our Search and Rescue partner Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Rettung Schiffbrüchiger (DGzRS), there has been widespread coverage of the announcement across German media, special interest magazines and water sports organisations: https://www.yacht.de/ausruestung/sicherheit/sicherheit-dgzrs-stellt-smart-watch-vor/ Popular German yacht and sailing magazine https://www.nwzonline.de/plus-friesland/wangerland-nordsee-sicherheit-in-kuestennaehe-alarm-uhr-fuer-kiter-kajakfahrer-und-angler_a_51,9,1987886931.html Regional daily newspaper for Northwest Germany https://segelreporter.com/panorama/sicherheit-auf-dem-wasser-seenotretter-stellen-alarm-fuers-handgelenk-vor/ Sailing website covering everything from dinghy’s to yachts, from cruising to regattas. https://oh-presse.de/lokal/fehmarn/sicherheit-fuer-die-wassersportgemeinschaft/ Publishes digital news from the Ostholstein region, Germany and around the world. https://www.nord24.de/der-norden/fuer-wassersportler-diese-uhr-ruft-im-notfall-um-hilfe-85779.html Leading news portal focusing on regional stories between the Weser and Elbe. https://www.yacht-club-rursee.de/index.php/alle-feeds-anzeigen Rursee yacht club is the largest water sports club on the Rursee lake. https://www.dailydose.de/news-safetrax-dgzrs-uhr-20220905.htm Popular German windsurf magazine https://kreuzer-abteilung.org/allgemeine-news/sicherheitsapp-safetrx-jetzt-auch-mit-uhr-nutzbar/ The Cruising department of the German Sailing Association (Deutscher Segler-Verband eV) https://www.boote-magazin.de/ausruestung/technik/sicherheit-dgzrs-stellt-smart-watch-vor/ The motorboat …

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SafeTrx Active Now Available to Open Water and Outdoor Sports Enthusiasts in Germany

8 West are delighted to announce that the SafeTrx Active track and alert wearable is now available in Germany. Working with our partner, Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Rettung Schiffbrüchiger (DGzRS) – the German Maritime Search and Rescue Service, we will be providing a purpose-built personal emergency search and rescue system for German open water and outdoor sports enthusiasts. Reliable means of communication in an emergency Launched at the recent Kitesurf Freestyle Championships in Fehmarn, the SafeTrx Active watch is a direct link to the German rescue control centre operated by the DGzRS, the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) Bremen. With the growing popularity of water sports such as kite surfing, windsurfing and wing foiling, there is an increasing need for a reliable means of communication in …

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Safety Watch Now Available for Danish Outdoor Sports Enthusiasts

  Safety for the active sports community in Denmark. With the growing popularity of watersports like kitesurfing, Stand Up Paddling and kayaking in Denmark, the chances of accidents are growing. Many people in Denmark on sailing or motorboats already use the SafeTrx app (labelled ‘SejlSikkert Alarm’ in Denmark) so they can alert the Search and Rescue (SAR) service when needed. From today there is also a safety watch available, using the same SafeTrx platform, so people can send emergency and assistance alerts when engaging in their favourite outdoor activity as well as sharing their track live to their friends and family without bringing their smartphone. Ideal when you go out on the sea with just a small board or kayak, or any outdoor activity.   …

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Safety first and it works!

After kayaking more than 2,000km, Daniel Salbu tested the SafeTrx Active watch and the Norwegian rescue vessel RS Hans Herman Horn was able to track his position and check if he was ok. Mission accomplished! Pls help Daniel to raise money for Redningsselskapet,the Norwegian Sea Rescue Society. You can track Daniel live at https://www.dsalbu.no/tracker and folks in Norway can purchase the watch on the Redningsselskapet online store https://nettbutikk.rs.no/produkt/safetrx-active/

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8W Hosts Irish Trade and Innovation Delegation In The Netherlands

8 West were honoured to host the Irish Trade and Innovation delegation lead by Minister of State Robert Troy, and senior staff of Koninklijke Nederlandse Redding Maatschappij (KNRM) Anneke Salden and Sander Kuipers in Scheveningen, The Netherlands. We discussed the role of technical innovation in Search and Rescue operations and demonstrated the SafeTrx Active watch. ‘We are in the business of saving lives!’

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SafeTrx Active tracks Daniel Salbu in 3,000KM Norwegian Kayak Challenge

Daniel Salbu is paddling the 3000 KM Norwegian coastline to raise money for Redningsselskapet,the Norwegian Sea Rescue Society. Check out Daniels journey on the SafeTrx Active live tracking page: https://www.dsalbu.no/tracker  Safety is paramount, so he’s using SafeTrx Active watch by Sony to continuously track his location in realtime whilst on the water. The watch also gives him the option to activate an alert to Redningsselskapet if he needs urgent help. Daniel: “I’m really happy to have the opportunity to call for help using my SafeTrx watch. It gives me an extra sense of security and allows you to lower your shoulders and rely on your own skills.” Daniel started his ambitious kayaking journey north on May 22nd from Sponvika on the Norway/Sweden border and aims …

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