SPOT Connect™ E-mail
Thursday, 31 March 2011 08:31

Winner of the 2011 CES Innovations Award in Design and Spot_connectEngineering in Personal Electronics, SPOT Connect turns the smartphone into a satellite communicator. SPOT Connect provides connectivity to global communication satellites for sending location-based messages from virtually anywhere around the world, even where cell phones don’t work.

By simply downloading the SPOT Connect app, SPOT Connect wirelessly synchs via Bluetooth with some of today’s leading smartphone operating systems such as Android.  SPOT message features are then initiated using the SPOT Connect app on the smart device.  Smartphone users can now send a variety of message types via satellite to others delivered as SMS text or email.

     .  Send custom “Type and Send” 41 character text messages

     .  Update social networks including Facebook, Twitter and SPOT Adventures from remote locations

__ .   Provide GPS functionality to non-GPS devices

_   .  Utilize proven SPOT messaging features - Send custom or predefined messages, Track Progress on Google  Maps™, or transmit an SOS message to the GEOS International Emergency Response Center

Pricing and Availability:
SPOT Connect retails $169.99 MSRP plus a required annual subscription service starting at $99.99 per year and is scheduled to begin shipping January 2011 to retail locations and online sites specializing in GPS, outdoor recreation and personal electronics.


 

 

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