Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Learn more.

The U Safe Is a Remote-controlled Life Preserver

by Conner Flynn
Advertisement

Typically, when you use a life preserver, you just throw it to the man overboard and hope for the best. If you suck at throwing, the person being rescued has to swim further to get to the life preserver, and that can put them in danger for longer. If only we could guide the life preserver toward them. Well, now we can.

zoom in

Meet U Safe. This remote-controlled life preserver from Noras Performance will make it easy to get the life preserver to its subject. You just toss it in the water, and guide it to a person in need using a remote control. It’s light and easy to maneuver. Once they grab on you can guide them back to safety. Its electric motors can guide it up to 3 miles on a charge, at speeds up to 15 knots.

This is something that will save lives for sure, assuming that people aren’t using them for life preserver races while someone is busy drowning, anyway. It’s for safety people. It’s not a toy.

How about that super dramatic music used in the promo video? It really gets me pumped up to save lives with this thing. I may just throw someone overboard just so I can experience the thrill of it.

[via Geekologie]



Synthesizer Pillows

Synthesizer Pillows

Saguaro Cactus Drink Glasses

Saguaro Cactus Drink Glasses

Medieval Castle Fly-through

Medieval Castle Fly-through

Advertisement
Fifteen Eleven Design Working on a Gorgeous Porsche 914/Cayman S Mashup

Fifteen Eleven Design Working on a Gorgeous Porsche 914/Cayman S Mashup

Electric Lincoln Corsair Rumored to Debut in 2026

Electric Lincoln Corsair Rumored to Debut in 2026

Here’s Your Chance to Own 2021 Ram 1500 TRX Launch Edition VIN 001

Here’s Your Chance to Own 2021 Ram 1500 TRX Launch Edition VIN 001

Advertisement