Breitling met the eager expectations of professionals and adventurers by...More
Breitling met the eager expectations of professionals and adventurers by creating the Emergency, the world’s first wristwatch with built-in dual frequency personal locator beacon. Representing an unprecedented technological accomplishment, this multifunction electronic chronograph made of titanium and chronometer-certified by the COSC is equipped with a transmitter meeting the specifications of the Cospas-Sarsat international satellite system and serving both to issue alerts and to guide search and rescue operations. Developed in collaboration with major scientific institutes, the Emergency is distinguished by numerous microelectronic and microtechnical innovations, including a revolutionary rechargeable battery, a miniaturized dual frequency transmitter and an unprecedented integrated antenna system – all built specifically for this model. The first wristworn dual frequency personal locator beacon (PLB), it establishes itself as a safety and survival instrument in all distress situations on land, at sea or in the air.