The self-inflating jacket? Now you put it on your wrist

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The self-inflating jacket? You put it on your wrist. Kingii Wearable is the new frontier for water safety. It is a life-saving buoy that is worn like a watch with an adjustable strap, weighs only 168 grams and is 78 times less bulky than a regular vest, but in just two seconds, by operating a lever, it can inflate a pillow that can keep a 130-pound person afloat for more than two days.

Kingii Product_Add_WhistleThe device is also reusable, just fold the cushion and change a tiny CO2 cartridge. Included in Kingii’s equipment are a compass for orientation and a whistle to attract the attention of rescuers. A convenient solution that will allow you to wear a safety device on any occasion. It should be said that it does not replace the vest, but is a complement to it that further reduces the risk of drowning: for example, Kingii requires the subject to operate the lever himself, which may not be possible in the case of loss of consciousness or in panic situations.

Kingii_4368BEHIND THE SCENES
Produced in the United States, Kingii was created by Californian Tom Agapiades after losing a close friend in a tragedy that could have been avoided. To start production Tom, in August 2015, chose the crowdfunding site Indiegogo as a springboard, obtaining investments of more than $635,000 and numerous international endorsements in just two months. Recognitions crowned a few days ago by the prestigious Edison Award given by an influential panel of academics, executives and innovation professionals and won by Kingii as the best startup of 2016 in Athletics & Recreation. www.kingii.it

PUBLIC PRICES
1 Kingii Wearable 2 Replacement Cartridges, Multilingual Manual, IATA Information € 89.90 VAT Included
– Kingii Friendship Package 2 Kingii Wearable, 4 replacement cartridges € 169.90 incl. VAT
– Kingii Family Pack 4 Kingii Wearable, 8 replacement cartridges € 324.90 incl. VAT
– Kingii XL Package 10 Kingii Wearable, 20 replacement cartridges € 799.90 incl. VAT
– Kingii XXL Package 20 Kingii Wearable, 40 replacement cartridges € 1549.90 incl. VAT
CO2 refill cartridges in blister packs:
– 2 replacement 12 gr. cartridges imposed price €5.99
– 5 replacement 12-gram cartridges. € 14,99

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