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No cell signal? No problem. Turn your smartphone into a satellite communicator with the SPOT connect. 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.When you find yourself in the middle of nowhere now you can still update Twitter and Facebook. Send email and text messages. Request non-emergency help from professional service providers. In the event of a critical emergency, send an SOS message requesting emergency assistance.
Send messages from anywhere via satellite
Compact in size 3" x 2.6" x 1.2", only weighs 4.9oz including battery
Waterproof up to a depth of 1 meter for up to 30 minutes
On device SOS button for standalone emergency operation
Compatible with iPod touch ( 2nd 3rd & 4th gen) iPhone 4S iPhone3GS iPhone3G & Android 2.0 and later
SOS: Activate the SOS mode to begin sending your GPS location to the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC). Add a custom message to update responders of your condition. The IERCC alerts the appropriate agencies worldwide for example contacting 9-1-1 responders in North America and 1-1-2 responders in Europe.
Help: Use the Help mode to send either custom Type & Send or Predefined messages to recipients in your contact list for non-life threatening assistance.
Check-In/OK: Use Check-in/OK mode to send your messages and your location to friends and family. These messages can also be simultaneously sent to your Facebook and Twitter accounts. Your waypoint is stored in your SPOT account for later reference. Your stored waypoints can be easily integrated into a SPOT Shared Page or SPOT Adventures account.
Track Progress: Start/stop tracking at any time using the SPOT Connect App. (Additional service required). You can also mark a Reference Point or send Check-in/OK messages from specific locations while in Track Progress mode.
Type & Send: Use SPOT Connect to send custom email and text messages via satellites to your contacts. Create up to 41 character SOS, Help and Check-in/OK messages. Messages will be sent directly to the contact groups you select via email or SMS. You can even post custom messages on Twitter and Facebook. If you encounter problems, you can send custom SOS messages describing your situation, with your GPS position included.