As the heart of the SCRAMx system, the patented SCRAMx ankle bracelet is attached to the offender with a durable and tamper-proof strap. It is worn 24/7 by the offender for the duration of his or her court-ordered abstinence period.
Every half hour, the SCRAMx bracelet captures transdermal alcohol readings by taking samples of the insensible perspiration coming off the offender’s skin. The bracelet stores this data and, at pre-determined times, transmits it to the SCRAMx base station.
The SCRAMx bracelet: