PIEPS: LVS WITH THE SUPPORT OF SCIENCE
One or the other word with scientists can clearly inspire one's own development work. Especially when it comes to a completely new, yet quite necessary device. This was another reason why Seidel Elektronik teamed up with Graz University of Technology in 1972 to present the first avalanche transceiver - or simply avalanche transceiver. A good starting point. Decades passed by, new analogue avalanche beacons came onto the market - until the next stage of innovation was finally reached in 2003.
Analog became digital. With the Pieps DSP, the first 3-antenna device in the industry entered the stage and changed it permanently. Also the company. In 2006 the Brand Pieps was founded, settled in Styria and has been researching, tinkering and developing equipment to make your trips to the mountains safer ever since.
45 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE FOR EFFECTIVE AVALANCHE ASSISTANCE
Pieps has long been regarded worldwide as the technology leader for avalanche transceivers and uses its 45 years of experience to continually refine its technology. In addition, the brand communicates with experts from the field, who in turn provide the company's technicians with the necessary input for new Pieps products. Emergency help. That's what Pieps wants to offer, and with its avalanche beeps, it gives you articles in the mountains that should make rescue easier in an emergency. The most important thing for this is a maximum circular reception range, with the help of which rescue teams can quickly determine the respective location.
In addition, the signal must be strong enough and the beep item robust enough not to be damaged by water, moisture or impact. At the same time, the devices vibrate as soon as their waves are received, adding another component to the search. In addition, the fire equips you for self-help. With the help of Pieps avalanche shovels, you can not only check whether there is any danger of avalanches on a slope. At the same time, it enables you to dig yourself in an emergency.
AT A GLANCE
- Foundation Year: 2006
- Company Founder: Seidel Elektronik
- Company Headquarters: Lebring, Austria
- Number Of Employees: Over 20
- Annual Turnover: run 12 million Euro (2015)
- Website: pieps.com
- Sports: Winter Sports
3 GOOD REASONS FOR PIEPS
- Technology: Pieps has several decades of experience in the development of avalanche transceivers.
- Professional Input: For the development of its products Pieps cooperates with experts from the mountain sport.
- For Hobby & Professional Sports: Pieps equips both professional and recreational freeriders with its products.
AVALANCHE BEEPS, SHOVELS AND PROBES IN THE BEEP SHOP AT KELLER SPORTS
At Pieps dealer Keller Sports you get innovative, reliable and handy technology. Pieps items are designed to be compact enough to fit easily into and under your jacket, taking up very little space. Especially small are the Pieps Micro LVS, the smallest and lightest 3-antenna LVS of the brand. It combines its high range with a temperature resistance for any conditions between -20 and 45 ºC.
Also important: intuitive operation that does not present you with great mental challenges in a stressful situation. In addition to shovels and avalanche beacons, the Brand also features probes that make searching even more effective - and you can get all Pieps products online at the Pieps Store at Keller Sports: The probe. The avalanche transceiver. The shovel. Even practical packages.
PIEPS LVS DEVICES: RELIABILITY FOR FREERIDE AND TOURS
Whenever you set off for the freeride, go on tours, enter unknown terrain, it's worth looking at the Pieps Sale. There you will find reliable technology for emergencies. The experts of the brand design every Pieps product according to the alpine challenges. Practical suitability is at the top of the to-do list for Pieps. This increases safety. Especially since you can now manage your equipment with the help of the Pieps app via smartphone and even find important tips and exercises there. Pieps would like to give you as much protection as possible and therefore also has freeriders like Tao Kreibich or Manuela Mandl with their expert tips in the team.
MAINTENANCE FOR BEEPS THAT WORK AT ALL TIMES ARTICLE
To be able to help you in an emergency, the avalanche transceiver must work reliably. That's why Pieps offers its device service, which checks the avalanche transceiver at any time if you think it is necessary. This in turn gives you the security of knowing that you are travelling with perfectly functioning material and will be found faster in case of doubt.