Tracking system for marine life jackets

Sylvain Chatel & Yves Baudet (14/15, 1st year)

The goal of this project was to build a connected life jacket (for instance, when a boat is sinking). Guillermo Marconi was the first to develop a long-scale telecommunication system between boats and the coast. MRCC  (Maritime Rescue Coordinating Center), VHF radios, AIS and GPS protocols: everything has to be taken into account when we developed such a project. Here is a slideshow of our prototype:

 

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