SPOT X combines proven S.O.S. emergency notification technology with messaging functionality and a rugged Jeep brand look for personal safety and peace of mind
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Globalstar Canada Satellite Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. (NYSE MKT: GSAT) and a leader in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, today announced the launch of an exclusive SPOT X™ Jeep® Edition 2-way satellite messenger. This newest product launch comes after SPOT recently entered a licensing deal with the Jeep brand.
The SPOT X Jeep Edition offers 2-way message capabilities with an on-board backlit display and Qwerty keyboard, GPS location tracking, and direct communication with emergency services in one portable, lightweight device. The new Jeep Edition combines the capabilities SPOT is known for with Jeep branding.
The SPOT X Jeep Edition is the latest product introduction to the award-winning SPOT family of devices, providing affordable, off the grid messaging and tracking. Through a direct connection to the GEOS International Emergency Coordination Center, SPOT has triggered over 7,000 rescues around the globe.
Key Features of the SPOT X Jeep Edition:
- Bluetooth wireless technology allows pairing option to perform device functions using the SPOT X app
- Send and receive messages with family and friends when beyond cellular range
- S.O.S. emergency notification and direct 2-way messaging with 24/7 Search and Rescue services
- Check-In “OK” with the push of a single button directly to pre-set contacts
- Navigation: Built-in compass and programmable waypoints
- Rechargeable lithium battery averaging a life of 10 days when tracking in 10-minute intervals
- GPS Tracking and SPOT Mapping interface to Share your Adventures
Pricing and Availability: The SPOT X Jeep Edition will be available online at FindMeSPOT.ca. The device retails for $389.99 CAD with several annual service plans available, beginning at $11.95 USD per month. More pricing and product details are available at FindMeSPOT.ca/Jeep.
About Globalstar, Inc.
Globalstar is a leading provider of customizable satellite IoT solutions for customers around the world in industries such as government, oil and gas, emergency management, transportation, maritime and outdoor recreation. As a pioneer of mobile satellite voice and data services, Globalstar allows businesses to streamline operations via the Globalstar Satellite Network by connecting people to their devices, supplying personal safety and communication and automating data to more easily monitor and manage mobile assets. The Company’s product portfolio includes the industry-acclaimed SmartOne asset tracking products, Commercial IoT satellite transmitters and Duplex satellite data modems, the innovative Sat-Fi2 satellite wireless IP hotspot and the SPOT® product line of personal safety, asset and communication devices, all offered with a variety of data service plans. For more information regarding Globalstar Canada Satellite Co., please visit globalstar.ca.
SPOT LLC, a subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc., provides affordable satellite communication and tracking devices for recreational and business use. SPOT messaging devices use both the GPS satellite network and the Globalstar Satellite Network to transmit and receive text messages and GPS coordinates. Since 2007, SPOT has provided peace of mind by allowing customers to remain in contact with family, friends and co-workers, completely independent of cellular coverage and has helped initiate over 7,000 rescues worldwide. For more information, visit FindMeSPOT.ca.
Note that all SPOT products described in this press release are the products of SPOT LLC, which is not affiliated in any manner with Spot Image of Toulouse, France or Spot Image Corporation of Chantilly, Virginia. SPOT Connect is a trademark of Spot LLC. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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