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The top fitness, camping and snowsport gifts for 2021


SPOT X 2-Way Satellite Messenger: Keep them connected out of cell range with this two-way messenger that connects to a cellphone via Bluetooth or can be used as a standalone device. Read More >

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


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 >

25 Outstanding Outdoor Gear Gift Ideas


Getting off the grid is both an admirable goal and a potential nightmare. The Spot X Jeep Special Edition ensures that even when you're way out of cellular range, you can still quickly check in to let friends and family know that you're OK. Though this two-way messaging device has its own dedicated U.S. phone number, its main use is in bestowing satellite coverage to your everyday smartphone through a Bluetooth connection.  Read More >

Holiday Gift Guide 2021


Any adventurous person should have a portable tracker while exploring to keep in touch with the real world. Spot Gen4's communicator monitors location, has message and email capabilities and can deliver emergency alerts.  Read More >

Best Gifts for Outdoor Lovers


“I think every paddler, hiker, or even people towing campers into wilderness areas need to own one,” says Hammer, who takes his SPOT X on long-distance, multi-day, solo canoe trips in the Everglades and beyond. “If I press the ‘OK’ button it sends an email via satellite to everyone in my contact list, and includes a Google Earth link that shows my position when I press the button. Read More >

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


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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Whether You’re Shopping for a Jet-Setter or a Day-Tripper, Here Are 35 of the Best Gifts for Travelers


Whether you’re planning on going off the grid yourself or shopping for someone who frequently does, this GPS messenger by Spot is a must. It’s powered by GlobalStar satellite to alert friends and family of their exact location on hikes, camping trips, and offshore excursions. Read More >

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


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’


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


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 >