IWT Integrates with Biomarine for Miner Safety

IWT BioMarine interface equipment

LYNCHBURG, VA,  May 8, 2018 – Innovative Wireless Technologies, Inc. announced today the successful integration of its SENTINEL™ Mine Rescue Communication System with the Biomarine BioPak 240 Revolution Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus.  The integration of the two systems allows direct connection of the BioPak facemask to the SENTINEL Mine Rescue Handset, improving voice quality via the microphone installed inside the facemask.  The integrated solution has received intrinsic safety approval by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).

“The integration with Biomarine’s BioPak 240 Revolution further improves the user experience with our SENTINEL Mine Rescue Communication System,” said Phil Carrier, Sales & Marketing VP at IWT.  “The integrated microphone within the facemask improves voice clarity while under apparatus.”

IWT’s SENTINEL Mine Rescue Communication System has been adopted and is in use by MSHA’s mine emergency response teams, multiple state teams, mine rescue training centers, and mining company teams.

About IWT:

Innovative Wireless Technologies, Inc. (IWT) is a full-service engineering solutions provider specializing in wireless solutions for commercial, industrial, public safety and defense markets.  IWT is a leading supplier of wireless communication and tracking systems for underground mining and tunneling operations, rescue and recovery mission critical systems and provides engineering and technical consultation to several governmental defense agencies and public safety equipment manufacturers.  IWT also operates a Kenwood radio dealership providing equipment and service to public safety customers.


Media Contact:

Phil Carrier
Vice President Sales & Marketing
[email protected]



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