SPOT Satellite Devices -- The Ideal Holiday Gift for the Outdoor Adventurer

SPOT Satellite Devices -- The Ideal Holiday Gift for the Outdoor Adventurer

COVINGTON, La., Oct. 17, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The SPOT Satellite GPS
Messenger™ is a rugged, pocket-sized device that works where cell phones do
not, making it the ideal present for the outdoor adventurer on your list. SPOT
Connect™ has the additional feature of allowing users to send real-time,
on-the-fly messages via text or social media. Hunters, fishermen, skiers,
climbers, sailors and bikers will appreciate being able to keep in touch while

SPOT's satellite technology allows outdoor enthusiasts to stay in touch with
family and friends back home throughout their adventure:

  *SPOT Rescues, notifying emergency responders to the user's GPS location in
    severe situations
  *SPOT Checks In, letting friends and family know the user is okay
  *SPOT Tracks, allowing the user's location to be transmitted in real-time
    via Google Maps™
  *SPOT Communicates, sending custom messages to personal networks

SPOT, which has facilitated more than 2,000 rescues worldwide, assists in
emergency situations by transmitting the user's location via the Globalstar
GPS satellite network. The International Rescue Coordination Center receives
these transmissions and alerts local first responders.

This holiday season, SPOT is offering two unique ways for users to stay
connected. Gift givers can receive a $50 rebate on SPOT Connect purchased
between November 15 and December 31, 2012. In addition, SPOT is sharing the
gift of adventure with explorers by offering a chance to win a free SPOT
Connect plus a year of service, by simply uploading a picture of a favorite
remote holiday destination. For more information, visit

The SPOT family of products includes the SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger™ and
SPOT Connect™. SPOT Messenger retails for $99.99, plus service plan. SPOT
Connect, which pairs with smartphones, retails for $149.99, plus service plan.
SPOT and SPOT Connect are available at Cabela's, REI, Bass Pro Shops, West
Marine, Best Buy, Dick's Sporting Goods and other leading outdoor retailers.
Learn more at


SPOT LLC, a subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc. (Nasdaq:GSAT), provides satellite
messaging technology that allows users to communicate from remote locations
around the globe. The SPOT product family uses Globalstar's GPS satellite
network to determine a customer's location and to transmit messages and GPS
coordinates to others, including emergency notifications to an international
rescue coordination center. Thanks to these affordable, rugged, pocket-sized
personal safety devices, SPOT products provide peace of mind by allowing
customers to notify friends and family of their location and status, and to
send for emergency assistance in time of need, completely independent of
cellular phone coverage or radio frequency range. To date, SPOT devices have
initiated more than 2,000 rescues around the world. For more information on
how SPOT is helping others stay connected – from disaster preparedness to
outdoor adventure – 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.

The SPOT Adventures Logo is available at

CONTACT: Liana Narcisse