Yes, the app will work in the background, your smartphone/tablet sound the alarm, vibrate and flash it's strobe regardless of what app is in the foreground. On iOS you will also receive a series of notifications to jump right back into the crew watcher app.
Articles in this section
- How does CrewWatcher compare to other smartphone solutions?
- What is the influence of the vessels building material?
- What technology are you using?
- Can a user check the beacon’s battery status?
- How long does the battery last?
- How does the rescue guidance work?
- What triggers the alarm?
- Does CrewWatcher require cellular or WiFi service?
- Where is the best place to keep the monitoring phone/tablet?
- How does CrewWatcher compare to AIS beacons?