- Send original messages from practically anywhere
- SOS feature alerts emergency responders of critical situations
- Works on a worldwide satellite network
- Optional real time GPS tracking feature
- Keeps your social media accounts updated
- Conveniently connects to your Apple or Android-based smartphone*
- Excellent for globetrotters, remote job site workers and others who travel off the grid
* Currently works with the iPod Touch (2nd -4th Generations), iPhone® 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G, and Android 2.0 and later smartphones. App for Blackberry support to be released in the summer of 2011
Worldwide Satellite Communication
For all those who find themselves in areas without reliable cell phone coverage, the new SPOT Connect is a remarkably effective satellite communicator. Easily paired up with leading smartphones, including the iPhone and Android-based devices, the Connect is the ideal GPS device for anyone who wants to remain in contact from virtually anywhere around the world.
Onboard SOS Button for Emergencies
If you ever find yourself in a life-threatening situation, the SPOT Connect can get you the vital assistance you need. By simply pressing the SOS button on the device itself, your whereabouts will be continuously sent out to responding rescue personnel. You also have the option of sending unique SOS messages using the convenient, easily downloadable smartphone app.
Continuous Social Media Access
With the SPOT Connect you can update your Facebook and Twitter accounts from virtually anywhere around the globe. You also can share your location and reference points with all your friends and contacts. No longer will cell phone networks limit your online socializing!
Turn your Satellite Communicator into a Real Time GPS Tracker
One of the many excellent optional services available with the SPOT Connect is a feature called “Track Progress.” By turning this feature on you can broadcast your location every 10 minutes. This data can be accessed by you, your friends and other trusted users.
Reassure those you care most about using the Help and Check-in/OK Features
With a few taps on your smartphone, the satellite GPS communicator allows you to send unique or predefined messages to anyone in your contact list. Whether you need non-life-threatening assistance or just want to reach out to relatives, The Spot Connect has you covered!
Key Tech Specs
Positioning Technologies: Global Positioning System (GPS)
GPS Accuracy: 32.8 feet (10 meters)
Bluetooth range: 30 feet
Satellite Frequency (MHz): 1610-1620 L-band
Device LED’s: Power, GPS, SOS, Bluetooth, and Message Sending
Dimensions: 3” x 2.6” x 1.2” (7.6 cm x 6.6 cm x 3.2 cm)
Weight: 4.9 oz
Battery Specs: 2 AA Energizer Ultimate Lithium
Operating Temperature: -13°F/-25°C to 140°F/60°C
Box Contains: SPOT Connect Satellite Communicator with Belt Clip, USB Cable, 2 AA Energizer Lithium Ultimate Batteries, and Quick Start Guide.