DiveAssure releases new iPhone application for scuba divers
A new free DiveAssure emergency iPhone application is now available for download from the Apple Store. The app provides an additional form of safety and protection for recreational scuba divers.
According to officials at DiveAssure, an international scuba diver safety and insurance organization, the new iPhone app allows DiveAssure members, partners and dive leaders in emergency situations a method to get in touch with the DiveAssure emergency hotlines from their smartphones at a snap, using a direct link from the application. Contacting Travel Guard and Duke Dive Medicine is often essential in order to arrange for assistance and/or evacuation and get medical advice swiftly.
The application also includes emergency information and advice on the appropriate procedures in case of a diving accident, or any other emergency while on a diving vacation.
Additionally, the application also contains non-emergency claims information, such as claims procedures and customer service contact options.
This app is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later.
Similar applications will be available soon for Blackberry and Android smartphones.
To download the DiveAssure Emergency and Claims Application click here.