Outdoor Enthusiasts to Benefit from the New SPOT Gen3

Outdoor Enthusiasts to Benefit from the New SPOT Gen3 
SPOT adds customized tracking and enhanced power options to
award-winning product line 
MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 07/29/13 --  
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SPOT LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc. and leader in
satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, today
announced SPOT Gen3, the next generation of the SPOT Satellite GPS
Messenger(TM). SPOT Gen3 offers enhanced functionality with more
tracking features, improved battery performance and more power
options including rechargeable and USB direct line power. SPOT is
part of an award-winning product line that provides an affordable and
vital line of communication with friends, family and emergency
assistance on any adventure, from canoeing to hiking to snowmobiling. 
"When outdoor recreationists go off the grid, they have come to
depend on the SPOT line of products time after time," said Jay
Monroe, CEO and Chairman of SPOT LLC. "The new SPOT Gen 3 has a
significantly improved battery life, enhanced usability and we have
added more robust tracking options to help meet the demands our
220,000 plus customers and counting." 
New SPOT Gen3 features include:  


 
--  Unlimited Tracking - Users can pre-set SPOT Gen3 to send tracks at the
    speed of their adventures with options to send every 5, 10, 30, or 60
    minutes.  
--  Extreme Tracking - The features of Unlimited Tracking, but with the
    added ability to vary the track rate down to every 2 1/2 minutes.
    Perfect for pilots and ultra-outdoor competitors.  
--  Motion Activated Tracking - SPOT Gen3 sends tracks at a chosen rate for
    as long as the device is turned on and moving. 
--  Longer Battery Life - Approximately twice as long as previous SPOT
    devices with new power options including 4 AAA Energizer(R) Ultimate
    Lithium 8x batteries (L92), 4 AAA Energizer(R) NiMH rechargeable
    batteries (NH12), or Line Power with a 5v USB connection. 

 
Over 2,400 rescues have been attributed to SPOT around the globe.
SPOT Gen 3 offers the same safety assurance that all SPOT devices are
renowned for. With the push of a button, SPOT users can: 


 
--  Alert for rescue, transmitting an S.O.S. notification with GPS location
    to GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center. 
--  Check In, letting others know they are OK and have arrived safely. 
--  Track, sharing their GPS location in real-time via Google Maps(TM). 
--  Message, sending custom messages to family and friends regardless of
    cell coverage. 

 
SPOT Gen3 is the second new product announcement from the popular
SPOT line this summer. SPOT Global Phone was added to the SPOT family
in May and ensures users can have 2-way voice connectivity with
family, friends and business even when their adventures take them out
of cell coverage.  
Coverage: 
SPOT satellite coverage works around the world, including Canada
continental United States, Mexico, Europe, Australia, Northern and
Central Africa, portions of South America and North-Eastern Asia as
well as hundreds of thousands of miles offshore of these areas.  
Pricing and Product Availability Information:  
SPOT Gen3 retails $149.95 MSRP plus a required annual subscription
service starting at $149.99 per year with upgraded service plans
available.  
SPOT will be available in August at retailers nationwide such as MEC,
Cabela's, London Drugs, West Marine and Bass Pro Shops as well as
independent dealers across Canada 
For more information on SPOT GEN 3 or a complete list of retailers
carrying SPOT products, visit FindMeSpot.com. 
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 2,400 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. 
About Globalstar, Inc. 
Globalstar is a leading provider of mobile satellite voice and data
services. Globalstar offers these services to commercial and
recreational users in more than 120 countries around the world. The
Company's products include mobile and fixed satellite telephones,
simplex and duplex satellite data modems and flexible service
packages. Many land based and maritime industries benefit from
Globalstar with increased productivity from remote areas beyond
cellular and landline service. Global customer segments include: oil
and gas, government, mining, forestry, commercial fishing, utilities,
military, transportation, heavy construction, emergency preparedness,
and business continuity as well as individual recreational users.
Globalstar data solutions are ideal for various asset and personal
tracking, data monitoring and SCADA applications. For more
information regarding Globalstar Canada, please visit Globalstar's
web site at www.globalstar.ca. 
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Contacts:
For Globalstar Canada Satellite Co.
CMM Communications Group
Caroline McGrath
416-972-1642
caroline@cmm-communications.com