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SOStick / The hiking stick for an accident

SOStick
SOStick

When you have a climbing or skiing accident without any rescue equipment (example GPS), This pole you are
holding will be most effective equipment for telling rescue workers the accident spots.

When you are in an accident, the most important thing is Survival time.

Because it is impossible to survive long-time without any SOS equipments in poor situation,
You have to be searched in short time as soon as earlier.

Originally the pole is an essential equipment when you climb or skiing.

SOStick has a baloon that can send the signal of accident spot.

So this SOStick will reduce your rescue time.

University

Pukyong N.UNIV

Pukyong N.UNIV
Busan, South Korea

Design

Pukyong N.UNIV

Pukyong N.UNIV
Busan, South Korea

Kang-min Ye Young-chul Choi Ho-gil Son