We live in an age where technology is used on a daily basis as it has made our lives easier. While most of the focus is on improvements in electronic devices such as smartphones, laptops, and tablets, there are other inventions that do come in handy and can have a greater impact. Let’s take a look at some of the gadgets that can help you come out of really tough situations.
1. Sawyer Water Filter
Anyone who has done wild camping knows how crucial the issue of drinking water can be. The Sawyer charcoal filter allows you to quickly filter any water, making it fit for drinking.
2. Rescue Me Balloon
The Rescue Me Balloon has been specifically designed to provide a compact, easy-to-carry canister that launches an SOS balloon, 150 feet above your position for a week, and illuminates an SOS signal using an LED light. Perfect when you are lost and need to be found quickly.
3. Venom extractor
A powerful and convenient vacuum pump that can extract venom left by insects or snakes. The kit also comes with a razor, sterile tissues, and Band-Aids.
A new device that pairs with your smartphone and lets you communicate with others even when you don’t have service. It creates a private network that lets you send messages and your GPS coordinates with the help of low-frequency waves for up to 50 miles (80 km).
5. Nimb Ring
A stylish ring enabled with a panic button to send alert to family, friends, nearby people, police, and emergency services during a threat situation. The app-connected ring has a button which needs to be pressed to send an emergency alert to the pre-selected contacts.
6. A self-propelled lifesaver
U-SAFE is an innovative and unique lifesaving buoy that is able to drive itself around in the water by remote control. So, it can reach the victim faster, and transport them to safety.
7. Shark repellent
If you’re a regular beach-goer, then you’ll know how indispensable this device is for divers and surfers. Just clasp it around the ankle, activate it, and it will start emitting ultrasound signals that will make you an undesirable object for sharks.