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SPOT LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. and leader in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, will showcase its entire product line at the 2014 Experimental Aircraft Aviation Show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin July 28 - August 3. SPOT Gen3™, SPOT Global Phone and the revolutionary new SPOT Trace™ are designed to provide peace of mind, tracking capabilities, and connectivity in areas beyond the boundaries of cellular. SPOT recently announced that their products have been used to initiate 3,000 rescues around the world since the technology’s launch in 2007. With over 200,000 SPOT units in service, they are now averaging a rescue a day.

All SPOT products utilize the Globalstar network, the most modern satellite network to date, ensuring reliable service well into the future. SPOT delivers affordable and reliable satellite-based connectivity and real-time GPS tracking, completely independent of cellular coverage. Over the past seven years, boaters, hunters, recreational pilots, hikers, off-road travelers and outdoor enthusiasts have come to depend on the lifesaving capabilities of SPOT.

SPOT Trace™ uses 100% satellite technology to track anything, anytime, anywhere, making it the ultimate anti-theft device for boats, kayaks, canoes, jet skis and other valuable assets. Users can receive theft-alert SMS texts or emails when movement is detected. Customized tracking intervals and notification features, such as power off and daily status messages are included with Basic Service. SPOT Trace™’s battery life of up to 18 months and available line power option lets users confidently monitor assets on and off the grid, in near real-time using Google Maps™.

SPOT Gen3™, the next generation of the SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger™, offers enhanced functionality with more tracking features, improved battery performance and more power options including rechargeable and USB direct line power. SPOT Gen3™ features include: custom tracking (2 ½, 5, 10, 30, or 60 minute tracking intervals available), motion-activated tracking, continuous tracking and extended battery life.

SPOT Global Phone, a portable, easy-to-use and data-enabled satellite phone, provides industry-leading, 2-way crystal clear voice quality where cell service won’t work. With the availability of Express Data on most data plans with data speeds of 9.6 Kbps, SPOT Global Phone provides up to four times the data speed of other mobile satellite data providers, enabling emails, file transfers, and basic services to occur at higher speeds.

Get A FREE SPOT DEVICE after Mail in Rebate. Device must be purchased at EAA AirVenture and activated within two weeks of the show. Stop by BOOTH #3000, to view the entire suite of SPOT products and learn more about our life-saving technology.

About SPOT LLC: SPOT LLC, a subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc., provides affordable satellite communication and tracking devices for recreational use. SPOT Global Phone uses the Globalstar network to transmit two-way voice and data communications. SPOT messaging devices use both the GPS satellite network and the Globalstar network to transmit text messages and GPS coordinates. Since 2007, SPOT has provided peace of mind by allowing customers to remain in contact completely independent of cellular coverage, having initiated over 3,000 rescues worldwide. For more information, visit 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. [ home ]

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