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The purpose of LifeTie is to ensure hiker's safety while enjoying nature. The combination of banner and NFC replaces traditional marking method.
LifeTie is fluorescent orange and has reflective stickers, it can give directions even at night. NFC itself needs no electricity. It is cheap, capable of handling a vast amount of data, and able to withstand temperature from 25~70 degrees Celsius.
LifeTie is a flat piece that incorporates NFC. Hikers can use app to obtain local information via NFC and update new information.
LifeTie records serial numbers of NFC users, providing effective use during rescuing and increasing its possibility.
National Taiwan University of science and Techonology