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Amplex / Sea rescue buoy


The high number of drowning deaths in the Mediterraen has not yet been adequately addressed with situation-specific solutions.

Amplex, as an inexpensive technology, significantly improves the safety of sea crossings. Previous approaches, such as the use of ships by aid organisations, cannot cover the problem comprehensively.

Amplex is sea rescue buoy. With its simple functionality and intuitive use, Amplex allows shipwrecked to call for help and survive until rescue. It uses existing technologies (f. ex. the technology behind airplane emergency slides) and existing sea traffic and their rescue gear with the help of the SOLAS convention.


HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd

HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd
Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany

Cedric Zimmermann,
HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd

Raphael Jung,
HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd