This unique gadget with life saving features has hit Australia. It’s called SPOT® - Satellite Messenger
SPOT®, the worlds first Satellite Messenger, allows you to check in with family and friend where ever you are at the touch of a button.
SPOT® is a small compact device that receives your exact location via GPS and then transmits this information via satellite telephone virtually anywhere in the world!
With the simple push of a button you can use SPOT® to let family and friends know you are OK or request HELP. These details are forwarded to them via email or text message.They can then click on the link and see your location on Google Maps with maps and satellite photographs of the area.
You can even request help from the Emergency Services with the 9-1-1 feature.This activation is transmitted to the Rescue Command Centre in Texas and immediately relayed back to Australian Search & Rescue organisations for immediate attention, similar to an EPIRB.
SPOT® also has a LIVE tracking feature “SPOTcasting” that allows you to be live tracked. If you activate this option it allows others to see your locations every 10 minutes and experience your journey with you.
The device has a RRP of just AUD $349. The annual subscription is US$115 per year. That’s ONLY AUD 45 cents a day for piece of mind and unlimited use.The live tracking feature is an extra US$49.99 per year. (approx AUD 20 cents per day)
It can be used virtually anywhere in the world and is an inexpensive way to keep in touch.
So put your family and friends minds at ease and make SPOT® part of your next adventure.
It is ideally suited to:
- Caravan owners
- 4 x 4 owners
- Boat Enthusiasts
- Remote workers
- Rescue workers
- Anyone in the great outdoors