The award-winning ICEdot Crash Sensor attaches to a helmet and uses a Bluetooth connection with the user’s phone to sound an alarm and notify predetermined emergency contacts to expedite a rescue when it senses the forces consistent with major head injury.
ICEdot will now include a simple tracking
mechanism that allows the user to share their location via text message. With
this new feature, a spouse, partner or friend can trace the route of the ICEdot
user and determine their location by sending an SMS/text message. If the user
is out of cell coverage, ICEdot will show the last known GPS coordinates. Users
are able to control the tracking and can allow loved ones to track with a
simple text message.
“As our user base rapidly expands, we’re excited
to continue to improve the functionality of our system based on real-world feedback,”
explains ICEdot CEO Chris Zenthoefer. “This tracking update can help someone
find their loved ones if they don’t come home at a predetermined time. Even if
someone has lost their mobile coverage, we can provide a place to begin the
Another feature new for 2014 is a manual call for
help button. Users will be able to access the ICEdot app and call for help in
the event of a serious injury, even if they did not sustain a head injury
serious enough to automatically trigger the call for help.
ICEdot is an emergency ID and notification service innovating safety technology for athletes and outdoor enthusiasts. ICEdot syncs a secure online profile with products such as a band, helmet stickers or it’s latest product, the Crash Sensor. In Case Of Emergency, ICEdot has the ability to share predisignated health and geolocation information over sms/text. ICEdot emergency profiles are included with bike and snow helmets made by POC and Shred.