Multimedia Release -- SPOT LLC Announces SPOT Trace, the Ultimate Theft-Alert
Revolutionary, Compact and Affordable Asset Tracking for On and Off the Grid
COVINGTON, La., Nov. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SPOT LLC, a wholly owned
subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc. (OTCQB:GSAT) and leader in satellite messaging
and emergency notification technologies, today announced the launch of the new
SPOT Trace^TM - the ultimate anti-theft asset tracking device. SPOT Trace
ensures cars, motorcycles, boats, ATVs, snowmobiles and other valuable assets
are where they need to be, notifying owners via email or text when movement is
detected anytime, anywhere. SPOT's growing family of products uses 100%
satellite technology to provide location-based messaging and emergency
notification for on or off the grid communications.
SPOT Trace the Ultimate
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"SPOT Trace is a cost effective tracking product that will give loyal SPOT
users and new users across the globe assurance that their personal assets are
safe," said Jay Monroe, CEO and Chairman of Globalstar. "SPOT Trace is the
latest advancement in our commitment to build products that reach an audience
beyond the traditional mobile satellite service user that arerelevant to
millions of people globally."
SPOT Trace users can view their boat, ATV, motorcycle or other asset's GPS
coordinates online 24 hours a day in near real-time through Google Maps^TM.
With multiple mounting options, SPOT Trace is small and durable enough to be
placed practically anywhere. With up to 18 months of battery life, affordable
rate plans and satellite coverage that goes beyond the reach of cellular
coverage, there is no comparable product on the market to track anything,
anytime, anywhere. Some other SPOT Trace features include:
*Tracking. View your asset's GPS coordinates from your smartphone or online
*Movement Alerts. Receive texts/emails when SPOT's vibration sensor detects
your asset has new movement
*Dock Mode. Configure your device to track an asset that is primarily
stored on the water
*Power Off Message. Receive a notification if your device is powered off
*Low Battery Message. Receive a notification when the device's batteries
*Status Message. Receive a once per day alert to let you know your asset is
SPOT Trace also features customizable tracking, which allows users to track an
asset's GPS coordinates at 2 ½, 5, 10, 30 or 60 minute intervals. The units
will sellstarting at$99.95, with service plans from $99.99/year.
SPOT Trace Specifications:
HEIGHT: 2.02 in (5.13 cm)
WIDTH:2.69 in (6.83 cm)
THICKNESS:.95 in (2.14 cm)
WEIGHT: 3.1 oz (87.9 g)
OPERATING TEMP: -22 F to 140 F (-30 C to 60 C)
OPERATING ALTITUDE:-328 ft to 21,320 ft (-100 m to 6,500 m)
HUMIDITY RATED: MIL-STD-810F, Method 507.3, 95% to 100% cond.
VIBRATION RATED: per SAE J1455
WATERPROOF RATED: IPX7 (1 m for up to 30 minutes)
(4) AAA Energizer® Ultimate Lithium 8x batteries (L92) - installed
(4) AAA Energizer® NiMH rechargeable batteries (NH12) – sold separately
Line power with a 5v USB connection (NOT waterproof) – included
Waterproof line power with a custom USB cable – sold separately
SPOT Trace is the third new product announcement from the popular SPOT line
this year. SPOT Global Phone and SPOT Gen3^TM were added to the SPOT family
this summer. To date, over 2,500 rescues have been initiated by the SPOT
brand of products.
SPOT Trace will be available at outdoor retail outlets such as West Marine,
Sportsman's Warehouse, REI, Bass Pro Shops, Cabela's, Best Buy and online at
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 miles
offshore of these areas.
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, visitFindMeSPOT.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 ofSPOT LLC. All other trademarks are the property of
their respective owners.
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