Orolia Delivers Operational Galileo & Return Link Rescue Solutions for Aviation and Maritime Beacons

Since January 21, 2020, Galileo Return Link Service (RLS), which enables people in distress to receive automatic acknowledgement that their signal has been received, has been declared operational by the European Commission. This was very good news for Orolia, since we’ve recently been recognized by the European GNSS Agency (GSA) as the world’s first manufacturer […]

Saving Marine Lives with Innovation Adoption

Innovation in maritime search and rescue beacon technology has been developing at an exponential rate, resulting in faster detection of digital cries for help, greater accuracy in pinpointing the exactlocation of the distress signal and the ability to generate localised alerts; allowing nearby vesselsto support a rescue. The overall impact has been to accelerate the […]

Understanding the Impact of EPIRB Legislation in 2020

Legislation is often the primary driver in the adoption or role out of innovations in marine safety equipment. This brief overview highlights two significant changes that will impact a range of vessel users, the timeline for implementing and explains the safety rational behind them. Legislation: US mandates that Only GNSS EPIRBs can be sold The […]

EPIRB Family

What is an EPIRB?

This page explains everything you need to know about EPIRBs: how they work, how much they cost, how they differ from Personal Location Beacons (PLBs) and how you can set one up. An Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon or EPIRB is used to alert search and rescue services in the event of an emergency. It does this by transmitting […]