Our Favorite Trail Tech For 2021 — Trail Runner

"Simple and battery-less, these light and comfortable elastic band digital IDs are wearable devices that contain your vital data and are able to connect you with friends and family. With an easy-to-use app that allows you to enter relevant encrypted medical information and emergency contacts, the data can then be accessed by pairing the band with an enabled smartphone.
After you are entered into the system you just “tap” with the band via a camera recognition function on your smartphone when you want to inform your contacts that you are beginning and ending your trail run or other activities. The wrist band is waterproof, needs no charge or subscription and is compatible with and accessible by most smartphones. Even ones without the downloaded Lifekey app.

If you have someone who worries about your safety – even you – this is a simple pacifier because it provides a low-cost, easy-to-use technological answers to: “What if they find me and I’m so out of it I can’t communicate?” and “Who will know where I am and whether I return from my run?”

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Written by Jason Kintzler

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