sMRT SHIELD+

sMRT SHIELD+

Launching Summer 2024

The sMRT SHIELD+ is an advanced Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) that seamlessly integrates 406 MHz, AIS, and VHF DSC technologies into a compact and rugged unit. It features visual notifications through a DSC receiver and Return Link Technology (RLS) technology ensuring users  are promptly informed when their distress signal is received.

By combining the global Search and Rescue Network via 406 MHz with the local alerting and tracking capabilities of VHF DSC and AIS, the sMRT SHIELD+ is a comprehensive global alerting and locating solution.

  • 406 MHz

    Frequency used for global distress alerts and location tracking in emergency situations.

  • VHF DSC

    Nearby vessels are automatically alerted about the man-overboard situation via DSC technology.

  • AIS

    The live location of the individual overboard is continuously updated and displayed through AIS technology.

  • Dual GNSS

    Integrated GPS and Galileo receivers ensure rapid, global detection, enhancing accuracy in locating the individual.

  • RLS

    Return Link Service (RLS) confirms distress signal reception, improving rescue coordination.

  • Class-M Compliance

    Compliant with European regulation ECC/DEC/(22)02 pertaining to MOB device usage, ensuring adherence to international standards.

  • Mobile App Compatibility

    Connects seamlessly to the sMRT Beacon Management App via NFC, allowing users to monitor device status and conduct health checks conveniently.

  • Strobe Light

    Features a high-powered strobe light for enhanced visual identification during night-time, aiding rescue efforts in low-light conditions.

  • Coloured LEDs

    LEDs change colour based on the beacon's status, providing visual cues for device functionality and alerts.

  • 5-Year Battery Life

    Offers extended battery longevity backed by a UK manufacturer's warranty, providing reliability and peace of mind.

  • Audible Alarm

    Features an audible alarm to aid in location and alert users of potential false activations, enhancing user awareness.

  • Environmental Consideration

    Packaged in 100% recyclable materials; batteries replaced only by approved service centres, promoting sustainability and responsible disposal.

  • Test Functionality

    Enables manual testing and app-based compatibility checks for power and functionality status, allowing users to verify device readiness.

  • Waterproof Design

    Designed to withstand water exposure, ensuring durability and reliable performance in marine environments.

Introducing the sMRT SHIELD+, an advanced Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) designed to provide ultimate safety and peace of mind in emergency situations. This rugged and compact unit seamlessly integrates 406 MHz, AIS, and VHF DSC technologies, ensuring comprehensive alerting and tracking capabilities.

Equipped with visual notifications through a DSC receiver and utilising Return Link Technology (RLS), the sMRT SHIELD+ ensures that users are promptly informed when their distress signal is received, enhancing communication and rescue coordination.

Furthermore, by combining the global Search and Rescue Network via 406 MHz with the local alerting and tracking capabilities of VHF DSC and AIS, the sMRT SHIELD+ offers a comprehensive global alerting and locating solution that enhances safety and security for adventurers and professionals alike.

406
MHz

406 MHz

AIS

AIS

VHF
DSC

VHF DSC

121.5
MHZ

121.5 MHz

Class M

Class M

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