Spot GEN3® Satellite GPS Messenger Features:
- Tracking: Only with SPOT Gen3, is tracking motion-activated regardless of the level of tracking you choose (Basic or Extreme). A vibration sensor tells your SPOT to send track updates when you’re moving and to stop when you actually do.
- S.O.S.: With the simply push of a button, GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center provides your GPS coordinates and information to local response teams – for example contacting 9-1-1 responders in North America and 1-1-2 responders in Europe The S.O.S. button is for emergencies only.
- Check-In: Let family and friends know you’re ok when you’re out of cell phone range. Send a pre-programmed text message with GPS coordinates or an email with a link to Google Maps to your contacts with your location. With a push of a button, a message is sent via email or SMS to up to 10 pre-determined contacts and your waypoint is stored in your SPOT account for later reference. Your stored waypoints can be easily integrated into a SPOT Shared Page or SPOT Adventure account.
- Help/Spot S.O.V. (Save Our Vehicle): Alert your personal contacts that you need help in non-life-threatening situations. Or, use SPOT S.O.V. for professional services on land. (Additional service required).
- Custom Message: Stay in touch while off the grid by sending your custom message. Set up a message before leaving to send to contacts with your GPS location. Use this feature as a secondary OK message or transfer your personal help alert to this message function if you are using a SPOT S.O.V. service on your Help button.
Enhanced Tracking Services
- Custom Tracking Rates: SPOT Gen3’s customized tracking allows you to change the rate tracks are sent to 2½, 5, 10, 30 or 60 minutes when you upgrade to one of the new tracking services: Basic or Extreme Tracking.
- Motion-Activated Tracking: A vibration sensor tells SPOT to send your GPS location when you are moving and to stop when you do. This conserves battery power and avoids sending duplicate tracks.
- Continuous Tracking: SPOT Gen3 will send track messages until you turn off your SPOT. No need to reset after 24 hours.
**SPOT devices require an active service subscription to properly perform. Annual subscriptions start at $11.95/month or $14.95/month for a month to month. Activation fee $19.95. Activation instructions are included with the product.**