17 July 2015 at 1834 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Inyo County, California.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported two males who had suffered from dehydration while on a hiking trip. The individuals were transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where they were treated for their condition.