The Wearable Personal Alarm Device Adaptable to Various Lone Worker and Personal Safety Needs

TWIG Embody


  • Mobile network
  • GNSS options (satellite positioning)
  • ManDown options
  • SRD compatibility options
  • Carrying options
  • Mains charger adapter type

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Compatibility and communication

• Communicates with all systems using MPTP (Mobile Phone Telematics Protocol) both SMS and GPRS.
• Tracking and alert messages include information on GPS / TWIG Beacon locating devices, speed, heading and battery charge.

Provisioning and security

• Remote or local configuration
• Authorisation of remote and local access


• Dimensions: 61 mm x 46 mm x 19 mm
• Weight: 50 g including battery
• Waterproof (IP67) and shock resistant
• Tactile silicone keypad for firm grip

Key telematics functionality

• Manual alert through SOS key
• Automatic ManDown alarm (tilt angle or non-movement)
• ManDown++ (two independent alert triggers: device orientation and non-movement, free fall and impact)
• Two-way 3G/GSM voice with speaker
• Device and user status messages
• Interactive on-screen messages
• GPS / TWIG Beacon SRD tracking*
• Geofence

Key technical features

• Quad-band GSM (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
• 5-band 3G (800/850/900/1900/2100 MHz)
• Built-in GSM, SRD and GPS antennas
• Operating temperature -20°C +50°C
• Alert tones
• Vibrating alert

Operating time

• Rechargeable 750 mAh Li-ion battery
• Typical operating times, GPS/GPRS reporting**
4 days (1 GPS report / hr)
2 days (1 GPS report / 10 min)
15 hours (1 GPS report / min)
4 hours (1 GPS report / 5 sec)
Up to 14 days (GSM standby only)
• Recharging time*** < 3 hrs for 95 %


• High performance 48-channel receiver
• Multi constellation GNSS receiver (GPS, Glonass, Galileo and BeiDou)
• Time to first fix: Hot start 1 s; cold start < 35 s
• Configurable opt-out and roaming block
• Extended ephemeris on-board generation
• Motion based GPS control

Display and keys

• Dedicated ergonomic SOS key
• OLED display with guiding symbols
• Answer / Assistance call
• Power On / Off / End call

Optional device features

• 3G Mobile Network*
• ManDown alarm*
• SRD compatibility*


TWIG SRD devices:
• TWIG Beacon SRD locating device*
• TWIG Button SRD wireless alarm*
• TWIG Tag SRD RF identifier*

Software and resources

• TWIG Configurator PC app
• TWIG FirmwareLoader PC app
• TWIG WebFinder monitoring SaaS
• TWIG Integrator Kit for ARC integration

TWIG Point Services

• TWIG Point Remote Configurator: turn-key service to manage all device settings over the air
• TWIG Point Netloc: turn-key cellular location service
• TWIG Point AGPS: turn-key service to speed up GPS

Sales package content

• TWIG Embody personal alarm device with integral battery
• Mains charger with adapter of choice
• Quick user quide
• Software and Services leaflet
• Attachable ID card holder for ID badge
• Carrying strap including ripcord

Product images are indicative only. Twig Com reserves right to change all information without prior notice. Communication is only
possible within GSM network coverage. GPS location requires sufficient signal, typically only available outdoors. *Some product
versions only. **Operating times may vary substantially depending on environment. ***Charging only above 0°C and below 40°C.

Alert triggers include SOS key, automatic ManDown alarm, Amber alert and optional rip alarm in selected wearables: ID and pendant. Predefined emergency protocol transmits last known user position and opens two-way voice connection to alarm receiving centre (ARC).

High-performance GNSS receiver with TWIG Point AGNSS and TWIG Point Netloc complemented with TWIG SRD beacons is an efficient compilation of means to find the person in distress.

Fully remotely configurable with TWIG Point Remote Configurator, the TWIG Embody safety alarm is fast to deploy and flexible to operate. Also USB programmable, either manually or using saved file.

TWIG Integrator Kit resources enable integrating TWIG devices with alarm receiving centre. Optionally the TWIG Point SP platform provides a turn-key solution for testing or deployment. Alarms and reports can also be received on smartphone as SMS with web link, opening up Google Maps view.

The TWIG personal safety alarm including a short range devices (SRD) transceiver can receive alarms from several wireless TWIG Remote Button short range devices, determine its position from nearby TWIG Beacon locating devices also when satellite signal is not available, and register attendance by swiping TWIG Tag RF identifiers.

TWIG Embody Lone Worker Alarm Features

ManDown Alarm
Rip Alarm
Silent Alarm

ManDown alarm detects falling, no-movement, free fall and impact.

Rip alarm is triggered automatically when the lanyard is detached from device by force.

The ergonomic panic button helps to launch alert discreetly.

Lanyard with Ripcord
Discreet Lone Worker Alarm
Clip on Belt

Ripcord equipped with magnet enables launching of rip alarm when detached from device.

The dedicated alarm well suited for safety of front office and health care staff and social workers.

Clipped on belt in a blink, and off again to check on-screen message or to hand over at end of shift.

Embedded in Clothing
Remote Device Management
Hybrid Location

On-screen messages from service center are notified by beep and vibration and can be read instantly.

OTA configuration with TWIG Point Remote Configurator saves time and money in customer support.

TWIG Point Netloc service calculates the most accurate position from all available signals.

Clip on Clothing with Carbine Hook
Attach with Velcro Loop 
Wear as Watch

TWIG Embody is easy to wear e.g. by clipping it on  clothing or bag.

TWIG Embody can be tightly attached on clothing with velcro loop.

TWIG Embody personal alarm device can optionally be worn on wrist.

Configurable Soft Keys
Compatible with TWIG SRD

The device keys can be configured with alternative functions dislayed on device screen.

TWIG Embody is compatible with TWIG SRD beacons, tags, door sensors and remote buttons.

TWIG Product Offer - More Than a Device


Chargers, batteries, wearables, and car solutions - all compatible with TWIG personal alarms.


Extended warranty, custom sales box configuration, custom device settings, customer SIM card provisioning, device mid-life upgrades, central station service provider model...


TWIG personal alarms are remotely and locally configurable with selected settings. Read more about device configuration.


Visit our Support site to find answers to your questions and contact information to ask further questions.


TWIG personal alarms can be complemented with short range devices, a turn-key central station and AGPS feed. TWIG Integrator Kit enables integrating TWIG devices with alarm               receiving centre.