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SPOT Presents Three New Products for 2013
SPOT GETS IN GEAR AT SEMA SHOW 2013 WITH THREE NEW PRODUCTS
Company to present: SPOT Gen3TM, SPOT Global Phone and SPOT Trace TM
Covington, LA (October 22, 2013) – SPOT LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. and leader in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, will showcase three new products at the SEMA Show 2013 in Las Vegas. SPOT Gen3, SPOT Global Phone and SPOT Trace are designed to provide automotive enthusiasts with peace of mind, tracking capabilities, and connectivity in areas beyond the boundaries of cellular.
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. Since 2007, SPOT products have initiated over 2,500 rescues around the globe. SPOT Gen3 will continue this tradition by providing an affordable, life-saving line of communications with friends, family and emergency responders far beyond the reach of terrestrial coverage.
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. SPOT Global Phone is the first satellite phone available to the mass market through retail chains nationwide.
SPOT’s soon-to-be-launched product, SPOT Trace TM uses 100% satellite technology to track anything, anytime, anywhere, making it the ultimate anti-theft device for boats, trailers, cars, 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 MapsTM.
All SPOT products utilize the Globalstar network, the most modern satellite network to date, ensuring reliable service well into the future.
Stop by Booth #50123, to view the entire suite of SPOT products and be a part of the experience.
Pricing and Availability
SPOT Gen3 retails for $149.95, plus a required annual service subscription starting at $149.99 per year (upgraded service plans are available). SPOT Global Phone retails for $499, plus a required service subscription starting from $24.99 monthly. SPOT Trace retails for $99.95, plus an annual service subscription, starting at $99.99 (upgraded service plans are available). For more information on the SPOT product line and services, visit FindMeSpot.com.
SPOT products are available at retailers nationwide such as West Marine, REI, Cabela’s, Eastern Mountain Sports, Sportsman’s Warehouse, and Bass Pro Shops. For a complete list of retailers carrying SPOT products, visit FindMeSpot.com.
SPOT satellite coverage works around the world, including the continental United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Australia, Northern and Central Africa, portions of South America and North-Eastern Asia as well as thousands of square miles offshore of these areas.
About Spot LLC
SPOT LLC, a subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc., provides affordable satellite communication and tracking devices for recreational use. SPOT voice devices use the Globalstar network to transmit two-way communication. 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 2,500 rescues worldwide. For more information, visit FindMeSPOT.com. 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.