How Smartphones Help Find Avalanche Victims (image) Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Share Print E-Mail Caption An extra piece of hardware coupled with the LawinenFon app transforms any smartphone into an avalanche transceiver. This photo shows the Galileo-LawinenFon prototype. Credit © Fraunhofer IML Usage Restrictions The picture may be used for editorial purposes only. It is protected by copyright. The use is free of charge if the reference is mentioned. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.