Maritime disasters in recent years are a stark reminder of the imperative need for timely and effective evacuation of large passenger ships during emergency. The Lynceus2Market project addresses this challenge through delivering a revolutionary operational system for safe evacuation based on innovative people localisation technologies.

The system consists of:

1) Localisable life jackets that can provide passenger location in real-time during emergency

2) Smart smoke detectors that also act as base stations of an on-board localisation system

3) Innovative localisable bracelets able to send activity data to the emergency management team

4) Low cost fire and flooding escalation monitoring sensor notes

5) novel mustering handheld devices for automatic identification and counting of passengers during evacuation

6) Smart localisable cabin key cards

7) Intelligent decision support software able to fuse all localisation, activity and disaster escalation data to provide an integrated real-time visualisation, passenger counting and evacuation decision support

8) Innovative shore or ship-launched Unmanned Aerial Vehicle for localising people in the sea in short time and assisting search and rescue operations when accident occurs in extreme weather, during the night or in a remote location

9) Low-cost rescue-boat mounted radars for people localisation in the vicinity of the boat


The objective of the LYNCEUS2MARKET project is to improve and optimise current technologies and prototypes developed by the LYNCEUS consortium in order to deliver innovative wireless devices that can be easily integrated in new and existing passenger ship infrastructure providing a low-cost and robust safe evacuation system. This innovative system will enable on-board and overboard people localisation, person activity monitoring, real-time disaster escalation monitoring and adaptive decision support.


Contact Information

Project Co-ordinator: Ms. Melinda Kuthy, RTD TALOS Ltd




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