Category: News

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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A successful rescue simulation by KNRM Scheveningen and SafeTrx Active

Scheveningen, April 15, 2022. The water sports season is about to commence and together with KNRM Scheveningen we held a safety demonstration for the media and press to spread the word of safety and how the SafeTrx Active watch can help keep you safe at sea. For the demonstration we simulated a rescue to showcase the simplicity of the watch. Stand Up Paddler, Mara van der Schaaf paddled more than 2km offshore, she raised an assistance alert and each person received her location via the SafeTrx Web App. Using the search light feature everyone could see exactly how to get to Mara from their location. Once the alert was received, the KNRM lifeboat crew set off to find her. Even though it was a clear day …

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Hart van Nederland feature SafeTrx Active in Video Interview

“It’s winter, it’s cold, and you don’t have any energy left. But if you have a watch like that, you don’t have that anxiety anymore at that moment. It allowed me to make the right decision at the right time , and that was pushing the button.” Hart van Nederland featured SafeTrx Active on SBS6, the feature included a video interview* with Seb Jongejans, the world first surfer who was rescued when using the SafeTrx Active watch and was saved by members of surfclub, Jumpteam Scheveningen with the professional support of Kustwacht Nederland and KNRM – Koninklijke Nederlandse Redding Maatschappij To find out more about SafeTrx Active and the work we are doing with the KNRM and other rescue organisations across the globe go to …

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SafeTrx Active Featured in De Telegraaf

“The watch transmits the exact position and shortens the search time, which greatly increases the chance of survival.” Thank you De Telegraaf for writing this fantastic article on the world first rescue of a surfer using the SafeTrx Active watch in a cold North Sea. Seb Jongejans, from Scheveningen was saved by members of surfclub, Jumpteam Scheveningen with the professional support of Kustwacht Nederland and KNRM – Koninklijke Nederlandse Redding Maatschappij To find out more about SafeTrx Active and the work we are doing with the KNRM and other rescue organisations across the globe go to https://www.safetrxapp.com/products/safetrx-active/ Wherever. Whatever. We’ll find you.

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SafeTrx Active featured on TV

The SafeTrx team demonstrated our SafeTrx Active product on the Hart van Nederland Dutch news and current affairs program on the SBS6 channel. The content and video is in Dutch and the video is only available in The Netherlands for the moment. The video includes an interview with SafeTrx business development (and windsurfer!) Niels van Campen, Sander Kuipers (KNRM) and also Seb, the person who was rescued recently after using SafeTrx Active. https://www.hartvannederland.nl/persoonlijke-verhalen/horloge-helpt-surfers-in-nood

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