Fogo is an outdoor device that combines a GPS, Walkie-Talkie, Flashlight and USB Backup Battery in one. Fogo gives you all these devices in a compact, waterproof and durable package. In addition, the Fogo allows you to do things you couldn't do before by using these technologies together. Check out some examples here.
The Fogo keeps you safe and lightens your load. It also uses the GPS, Flashlight and Walkie-Talkie together to allow you to do things no other device can.
Yes. The Fogo can be used in the rain or snow, splashed and submerged in water up to 12 inches in depth.
No. The Fogo uses a digital radio which is not compatible with FRS/GMRS radios. We extensively researched the radio options, when designing the Fogo, and decided on digital because it provides a much richer user experience. The digital radio works over farther distances, is clearer, and allows you to send text messages, voice messages and share your location. All of these features on not possible with analog FRS radios.
The Fogo hardware and software are purpose built the unique needs of the outdoors. The smartphone is great for your everyday needs at home, at work, or around town. However, the unpredictable and rugged conditions of the outdoors demand a device purpose built for your needs. Leave you smartphone safe at home or in your backpack and use your Fogo to help you find your way and stay in communication.
Here are several specific advantages the Fogo has over the smartphone for your outdoor adventures: