Today's smartphones provide a level of social connection far beyond what we imagined just a few years ago. But when you go beyond the reach of the grid, your smartphone needs the help of SPOT Connect to keep you in touch with friends, family, and emergency personnel. Simply pair your smartphone with SPOT Connect, and get connected to a global satellite network that lets you send messages and GPS coordinates from virtually anywhere on the planet. Update Twitter and Facebook. Send email and text messages. Request non-emergency help from professional service providers. And in the case of a critical emergency, send an SOS message requesting emergency assistance.
Send messages from virtually anywhere via satellite.
Type & Send message (41 character) or Predefined message (120 character) options*.
Track Progress on Google Maps or SPOT Adventures page*.
Integrates with SPOTadventures.com and popular social destinations.
Smartphone app for operation and detailed status.
On device SOS button for standalone emergency operation.
*Additional charges apply for Type & Send and Track Progress service plans.
Size: 3" x 2.6" x 1.2" (7.6 cm x 6.6 cm x 3.2 cm)
Weight: 4.9 oz (w/ batteries)
GPS Lat. Lon. datum format: WGS-84
Operating Environment: Operating temperatures: -13degF to +140degF (-25degC to +60degC)
Altitude: -328 ft to 21,325 ft (-100 m to +6500 m)
IPX7 Waterproof: Up to a depth of 1 meter for up to 30 minutes
Bluetooth range ~30 feet
Certifications: FCC, IC, WEEE, SAR, RoHS, CE
Satellite Technology: GPS accuracy: 32.8 ft (10 m) location accuracy
Commercial satellites (LEO): 1610-1620 MHz L-band frequency
Visibility: 1 to 4 at any one time
More satellites for SOS detection than anyone for faster signal detection.
Apple iOS: Made for iPod touch (2nd, 3rd and 4th generation), iPhone(r) 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G*