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Globalstar SPOT Devices Reach A 20K Sales Milestone By Reseller Global Telesat

11/28/2021

This 20,000 total represents aggregated sales of SPOT Gen4, SPOT X, SPOT Trace, and earlier generations of SPOT. Since the device family’s initial launch in 2007, SPOT has been enthusiastically embraced by adventure travelers and sportspeople, including enthusiasts of leisure marine, motorcycling, hiking, paragliding and other forms of free flight, among other high-octane and high-adrenaline activities. Read More >

University of Toronto Trash Team Chooses Globalstar SmartOne C Satellite Trackers to Reveal Pathways of Plastic Pollution in Lake Ontario

11/17/2021

Globalstar Canada Satellite Co. today announced that its commercial IoT satellite technology was chosen by the University of Toronto Trash Team for an innovative study of plastic pollution in Lake Ontario. The Globalstar SmartOne C Asset-Ready Satellite Trackers were procured by the Team in its Tagging Trash Project to understand sources of plastic litter and reveal the pathways and fate of plastics in Toronto Harbour.  Read More >

Specialist Globalstar integrator associate Superior Monitoring reaches key milestone of over 2,000 Globalstar IoT monitoring gadgets deployed for its clients

10/19/2021

Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd,  today announced that its SmartOne Solar satellite IoT transmitter is being deployed to provide satellite tracking for leisure boat owners. The announcement comes as Globalstar integrator partner Advanced Tracking achieves the milestone of deploying over 2,000 Globalstar SmartOne C IoT tracking devices for its customers in the marine sector.

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Marathon Des Sables 2021 endurance runners to benefit from satellite tracking and safety

9/15/2021

Globalstar has for the sixth time been named Official Tracking Partner for this year’s event, taking place from 1-11 October 2021. MDS did not take place in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Each of MDS 2021’s 800 pre-registered participants will have the small, rugged SPOT units mounted on their backpack. SPOT will transmit their GPS location every five minutes so that race organisers, emergency support crew, sponsors, family and friends can precisely track each runner’s progress online.

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‘I’m a Forest Ranger and These Are the 9 Items I Never Camp Without’

8/16/2021

For staying safe on long, backcountry trips way off the grid,  Burns recommends carrying an SOS beacon or GPS satellite device. Tools like the SPOT Gen4 GPS Satellite Messenger use satellite technology to provide life-saving communication in life-threatening situations. So, if you're all the way out in the backcountry and need help from a ranger, SPOT sends your GPS coordinates to first-responders with a push of a button.  Read More >

Globalstar SPOT Gen4 Selected By France’s Federation Of Free Flight

8/9/2021

Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd. has announced that Fédération Française de Vol Libre (FFVL), the French Free Flight Federation, has procured SPOT Gen4 satellite GPS messengers to track and safeguard people who participate in free flight sports, from under-18 trainees, to elite athletes competing on the world stage. Read More >

Globalstar has announced its latest deployment in the field of science and environmental protection by supplying its satellite-enabled SPOT Gen4 to help Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s soil researchers.

7/15/2021

The Trust’s Yorkshire Peat Partnership (YPP) will use the SPOT satellite GPS messengers to “track and safeguard” scientists and surveyors working across Yorkshire’s remote upland moors. Read More >

This Portable GPS Tracker Lets You Send Custom Messages When You're Off the Grid

6/29/2021

The Spot Gen4 communicator and check-in device is something I won't hike, bike, or go anywhere potentially off-grid without. At the press of a button, it's able to immediately alert local response teams of my GPS coordinates via the International Emergency Response Coordination Center and potentially save my life. For this reason and more, it's a travel staple for me, my partner, and his adventure-loving family — and it should be one for you, too.  Read More >

5 Satellite Communicators to Keep You Safe and Connected in the Backcountry

6/24/2021

Spot Gen4 Satellite GPS Messenger - Rated to operate down to -22°F and up to 21,320 feet, the geofencing feature will send an alert if it strays outside of a predetermined area. It also uses four AAAs so you can always have backups to keep power flowing. Read More >

How to go backpacking (and why it's worth the effort)

6/18/2021

Even if you're not going deep into the wilderness, it's worth considering a battery-powered satellite device, such as a SPOT beacon. Many backpacking destinations don't have cell service, which makes getting lost or twisting an ankle a serious matter.

While you may never use it, a satellite device can provide peace of mind and potentially life-saving access to emergency services. Read More >