SPOT. THE WORLD'S FIRST SATELLITE MESSENGER!!!! The newest Generation of The SPOT Devices, SPOT GEN3 Provides A Life Saving Line Of Communication Using 100% Satellite Technology.
WITH THE SPOT SATELLITE MESSENGER, YOU AND YOUR LOVED ONES HAVE PEACE OF MIND KNOWING HELP IS ALWAYS WITHIN REACH. SPOT IS THE ONLY DEVICE OF ITS KIND, USING THE GPS SATELLITE NETWORK TO ACQUIRE ITS COORDINATES, AND THEN SENDING ITS LOCATION WITH A LINK TO GOOGLE MAPS AND A PRE-PROGRAMMED MESSAGE VIA A COMMERCIAL SATELLITE NETWORK. AND UNLIKE PERSONAL LOCATOR BEACONS, SPOT DOES MORE THAN JUST CALL FOR HELP. TRACKING YOUR PROGRESS, CHECKING IN WITH LOVED ONES, AND NON-EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE ARE ALSO AVAILABLE, ALL AT THE PUSH OF A BUTTON. AND BECAUSE IT USES 100% SATELLITE TECHNOLOGY, SPOT WORKS AROUND THE WORLD EVEN WHERE CELL PHONES DON'T.
No Mobile phone coverage? No problem. SPOT uses reliable communications satellites to send you GPS location to others back home in real time. Hit a button and your contacts will get your message and GPS location delivered either as a text message to their cell phone or an e-mail with a link to Google Maps. Let your family know you re OK or ask for help from a buddy. In trouble? Alert emergency responders to your exact location
NEW ENHANCED SERVICES ONLY AVAILABLE ON THE GEN3 SPOT: The latest generation of award-winning SPOT devices SPOT Gen3 gives you a critical, life-saving line of communication using 100% satellite technology. When your adventures take you beyond cell service, SPOT Gen3 lets family and friends know you're ok or sends emergency responders your GPS location, all at the push of a button. Add this rugged, pocket-sized device to your essential gear and stay connected wherever you roam. Long live adventure. SPOT Gen3's customized tracking features takes your SPOT experience to the next level. Only with SPOT Gen3, is tracking motion-activated regardless of the level of tracking you choose (Basic, Unlimited or Extreme). A vibration sensor tells your SPOT to send track updates when you are moving and to stop when you do. (This is a great new battery-saving feature! And, you don't have to remember to re-set your tracking after 24 hours.) Tracking Options:
Unlimited Tracking Set it and forget it. Pre-set your SPOT Gen3 to send tracks at the speed of your adventures. Change your tracks to send every 5, 10, 30, or 60 minutes. SPOT Gen3 will send tracks at your chosen rate for as long as your device is turned on and moving (no need to re-set after 24 hours). Tracking doesn't stop until you do.
Extreme Tracking - Get all of the great features of Unlimited Tracking, but with the added ability to vary your track rate down to every 2 + minutes. Don't miss a step with increased track rates! Enhanced Features ONLY Available With SPOT Gen3:
Longer Battery Life - SPOT Gen3 has approximately twice the battery life of the SPOT 2 Satellite GPS Messenger!
Battery Options - Now there are more options for how you power your SPOT
4 AAA Energizer Ultimate Lithium 8x batteries (L92)
4 AAA Energizer NiMH reusable batteries (NH12)
Line power with a 5V USB connection (SPOT Gen3 is not waterproof when line powered)
AS SMART & SIMPLE AS GOOGLE MAPS
With Google MapsTM technology it s easy for your to let your friends and family know where you are. No need to understand GPS, they ll use the same familiar technology they use everyday for driving direction and maps. You can even save and view messages with Google Earth or other GPS data formats.
(Subscription required: Minimum Subscription cost is USD$164.99 for an annual SPOT Gen 3 Basic Tracking service subscription).