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SPOT Connect Satellite Personal Tracker
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SPOT Connect Satellite Personal Tracker

The SPOT Connect is a small, compact device that allows one-way personal and SOS communications and can transmit GPS location coordinates from almost anywhere in the world. Additionally, with "type & send" messagingthe SPOT Connect allows you to compose messages through your bluetooth enabled smartphone and transmit via the SPOT satellite network, even in areas with no GSM coverage.

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Today's smart phones are capable of a lot of things, but when they don't have signal when you need it they can let you down. This is where the SPOT Connect helps. Simply download the SPOT app from your Android or iPhone and you will be able to use your phone as a satellite communicator.

With all the same features as the original SPOT, plus the ability to type your own message up to 41 characters from your keypad, you will be able to get in contact with the people you need to wherever you are without having to worry about how much signal your cell phone has.

SPOT Connect is one of the smallest satellite enabled communications devices currently available. It is designed to offer one way personal communications, SOS alerting and follow-me tracking all. SPOT Connect also allows you to compose messages through your Bluetooth enabled Android phone or iPhone and transmit via the satellite network, even in areas with no GSM coverage. Most functions of SPOT Connect are controlled through your smartphone, with the exception of the SOS button which can be controlled directly from the device itself.

SPOT Connect works in areas of the world where no other forms of communication exist, including oceans, deserts and mountains. It is an invaluable travel companion and potential lifeline for outdoors enthusiasts, expeditioners, or anyone working in remote locations. Easy to carry, the SPOT Connect weighs just 139 grams including batteries and fits easily in the palm of your hand. SPOT Connect provides a vital line of communication with friends and family when you want it, and emergency assistance when you need it and is proven to be one of the best value for money lifesaving and communications devices that you can carry when travelling in remote areas.

SPOT Connect offers the following features:

The SOS function can be used in the unfortunate event of an emergency scenario or other life-threatening situation. Once activated, SPOT Connect will acquire its exact coordinates from the GPS network, and send that location along with a distress message to the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordinating Center every five minutes until cancelled or until the batteries are depleted. The Emergency Response Center notifies the appropriate emergency responders based on your GPS location and personal data as well as notifying your emergency contacts about the receipt of a distress signal.

The Help function acts as a less serious version of the SOS function; it can be used for circumstances which are not immediately dangerous and will alert your own contacts to your situation.

SPOT Check In/OK
SPOT Check In/OK
The Check-in function is a simple feature which transmits a message to reassure your family, friends, or colleagues that all is well, or that you have reached your destination. Up to 10 contacts can be set up and all tracking points automatically save to your SPOT account. Your contacts will receive either a text with your message and coordinates, or an email featuring a Google Maps link to your location.

Type and Send
Type and Send*
When paired with a compatible device, SPOT Connect can compose messages with up to 41 characters on the go. These can be sent individually, or as an SOS, Help, or Check-in/OK messages to whichever contact groups you select via email or SMS.

* This function requires the use of a paired device and the SPOT Connect app. Additional service plan required.

SPOT Track Progress (Additional service plan required)
SPOT Track Progress (Additional service plan required)
With Track Progress enabled you can send out tracking points every 10 minutes for up to a 24 hour period (it must be re-enabled once 24 hours has passed), allowing others to follow your route online. Additionally the function allows you to save waypoints so your route can be reviewed at a later date.

  • Size: 7.6 x 6.6 x 3.2mm
  • Weight: 4.9 oz / 138.9g (w/batteries)
  • Operating Temp: -25C to 60C (-13F to 140F)
  • Operating Altitude: -100m to +6,500m (-328ft to +21,320ft)
  • IPX7 Waterproof: Up to a depth of 1 meter for up to 30 mins
  • Bluetooth Range: ~30 feet
  • Battery Type: 2 AAA Energizerô Lithium Ultimate 8X

  • Send messages from virtually anywhere via satellite
  • Type & Send message (41 character) or Predefined message (120 character)
  • Track progress on Google Maps or SPOT Adventures page
  • Integrates with and popular social destinations
  • Smartphone app for operation and detailed status
  • On device SOS button for standalone emergency operation

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Service Plans Options
Service Plans Options

Annual Basic Service Plan (Annual Cost: €99) - Allows you to send unlimited messages delivered to email addresses including SOS, Help, Check-in/OK, and Custom Message. You can also send your location and message to Facebook and Twitter.

Annual Track Progress (Annual Cost: €39) - When purchased with the Annual Basic Service Plan this allows you to automatically transmit your GPS location every 10 minutes. A Track Progress subscription also allows you to create a shared map page for others to view and follow your journey.
Type and Send Bundles (50 Messages: €15; 100 Messages: €25; 500 Messages: €45) - Lets the user compose 41 character messages while on the go, without the need to pre-program custom messages.

GEOS Member Rescue Benefit (Annual Cost: €15) – Allows for reimbursement of up to $100,000 in search and rescue (SAR) expenses, and will even liaise with private SAR contractors if necessary.

*The GEOS benefit provides up to $50,000 per occurrence in reimbursement for qualified SAR extraction-related expenses for which you are held responsible up to two (2) events per year.

This map shows the areas of the world with SPOT coverage:

SPOT Coverage Map

Click here to view a large version of the SPOT Coverage Map

Please click here to check SPOT's service update page for up-to-date information on any network outages in their usual coverage area.

Click here to download the SPOT Connect Brochure.