Helikite Hotspots

Emergency Services

Emergency services and the military rely on 4G communications more and more. However, often 4G is not available in many incident areas, especially in rural or remote areas. Helikite Hotspots offer Emergency Internet Connection when you need it most.

  • POLICE, FIRE & AMBULANCE SERVICE

Forest fire communications.
Remote major incident, such as train wreck, airliner crash etc.
Critical infrastructure incident. Terrorist incident.

  • DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE & NATIONAL GUARD

Emergency Internet Connection to remote bases.
Military comms. Co-ordination of military exercises.

  • MOUNTAIN RESCUE

Co-ordinating search and rescue.
Aiding cave rescue. Cliff rescue.

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  • FOREST SERVICES

Co-ordinating operations.
Communications to family and friends.

  • DISASTER RELIEF

Instant 4G comms for first responder co-ordination.
Victim communications to aid rescue and recovery.
Dissemination of pictures of victims worldwide for identification.

  • NGO’s

Communications for Refugee camps. Medical emergency organisation.
NGO communications to donor countries. Ship to shore communications.

  • EVENT ORGANISERS

Fast communication to attendees for traffic control etc.
Co-ordinated emergency response in case of fire, storms

A helikite aerostat is the combination of a helium balloon with a carbon fibre framed kite. The patented design of our Helikites overcomes the shortfalls of normal tethered balloons since the high winds that send other aerostats crashing to the ground will push helikites higher into the sky.