ecom® Loc-Ex

Room-Accurate Position Transmitter for Ex Zone 1

The safety solution for lone workers in hazardous areas. The ecom® Loc-Ex transmits emergency calls and enables immediate positioning of the casualty.

What makes the ecom® Loc-Ex?

  • Precise positioning for emergency call and alarm
  • Compatible with the SOS Mobile App
  • Approval for Gas Ex Zone 1 according to ATEX/IECEx Directive
  • Also applicable for non-Ex areas
  • Signal strength changeable/adjustable
  • Indoor and outdoor use

With the ecom® Loc-Ex, Swissphone offers a beacon that sends out a signal at periodic intervals and can be used in hazardous areas. The beacon supports wireless communication, which is compatible with current smartphones, among others, and detects this device at a distance of up to 30 metres in the building. Swissphone’s personal emergency signal devices can evaluate the radio signals and interact in emergency situations with the Swissphone SOS Portal, where the building plan is stored. This works with a range of up to 30 metres in buildings and up to 200 metres outdoors, depending on the building structure and buildings.

Immediate and reliable information of the control centre in emergency situations with exact localisation option

Can be used in gas Ex zone 1/ 21 according to ATEX / IECEx zone. A version for non-hazardous areas is also available.

Good integration into overall solutions for alerting in potentially explosive atmospheres (SOS portal, ATEX pager).

Robust, UV-resistant housing with IP64 protection for safe indoor and outdoor use of the beacon.

Areas of Application

  • Lone worker (alerting in Ex zones)
  • Patrols, standby duties

Relevant Industries

  • Industry (especially chemicals, oil & gas, power generation, etc.)


  • Allows for spatially accurate positioning in case of emergency
  • Enables the accident victim to be found quickly without a long search
  • Communicates with any personal emergency signal device in the vicinity, providing the highest possible level of security

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