MAYFIELD — Anyone with a cellular smartphone can now use a new app currently launched to help improve the safety of customers on any leisure trails.
The Henry D Ross III Memorial Fund Inc. Have advanced a Recreational GPS primarily based alert app known as Send It.
The Send It app will allow customers to mark viable dangers together with skinny ice, debris and ice heaves, in addition to top conditions. Active customers will then be able to receive alerts whilst near any of the viable hazards.
“The app is for any form of exercise, for everybody who is going on trails to alert users of risks,” Ross said. “It’s a manner for off avenue recreation to communicate of situations around them.”
The app was currently released to each Android and Apple shops. Maria Ross said the app became to be had to Androids on Friday and to Apple shops on Monday.
Ross said the concept for the app got here whilst ice fishing.
“I watched humans all go through the identical section of skinny ice and there was no way to alert them,” Ross stated.
To have fun the reputable release of the app, on Saturday the Henry D Ross III Memorial Fund is web hosting an app release party at three p.M. At Lanzi’s. Prior to the release celebration, there will also be a memorial snowmobile run to demonstrate the app. The run will depart at midday at The Hut/Big Franks in Mayfield heading to Sports Island Pub. The run will go away Sports Island Pub around 2:30 to move to Lanzi’s with the run concluding there.
Anyone who is collaborating inside the run can download the Send It app prior to the event.
The Henry D Ross III Memorial Fund became formally established as a 501c3 in December 2017, with the goal of creating undertaking secure and giving again to the network in honor of Henry Ross who died in a sad snowmobile twist of fate on Dec. 23, 2016.
Henry Ross was using across Sacandaga Lake while his sled veered off to the proper and struck a massive rock. That effect prompted both Ross and the sled to strike some other pile of rocks 75 toes from the preliminary impact.
A majority of investment raised has gone toward developing the app, which expenses about $20,000, but the memorial fund has additionally made donations to the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office, the Mayfield Fire Department and to the Regional Food financial institution.
Ross stated she expects them to have the second section of the app after customers get familiar with the app.