16 July 2016 at 1420 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device off the coast of Sweden.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 27-year-old male who began taking on water in his kayak and became very cold. The individual was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where he was treated.