Globalstar Canada Satellite Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. (NYSE MKT: GSAT) and a leader in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, today announced new SPOT Mapping services available on all active SPOT service plans and across all SPOT devices. SPOT Mapping is an affordable, easy-to-use, multilingual tool for mapping and managing workers and sharing positions from outdoor journeys, providing peace of mind when the unexpected happens.
SPOT Mapping includes mobile responsive and sharable maps, longer data storage, and various map displays, including satellite, road and terrain options. Users also have the option to view maps in live or history mode, for tracking in real-time or to review previous trips or asset locations.
“We have consistently listened to our customer’s feedback and worked diligently to offer a new enhanced mapping experience,” said Dave Kagan, CEO of Globalstar. “SPOT is proud to have initiated more than 7,000 rescues worldwide and our hope is that our mapping platform brings a new level of visuals and features to keep outdoor adventures safer and more informative than ever.”
SPOT Mapping is now included on all active service plans for the SPOT X, the SPOT Gen 3, the SPOT Trace, and SPOT legacy products. The basic level covers up to five SPOT devices and includes three years of mapping history, as well as an active shared views feature. Users also have the option to upgrade to SPOT Mapping Premium or Enterprise tiers starting at $25.00 USD per year, which includes advanced features such as GeoFence to help manage people and assets independent of the availability of terrestrial communication networks. These levels include increased shared views and position history, unlimited contacts, advanced custom icons and more. For more information on SPOT Mapping Basic, Premium and Enterprise tiers click here.
Powered by the second generation Globalstar Satellite Network, the SPOT family of satellite communication devices provides affordable messaging and tracking for businesses and outdoor enthusiasts around the world. Through a direct connection to the GEOS International Emergency Coordination Center, SPOT has triggered more than 7,000 rescues and counting over the last ten years. More than 30% of worldwide rescues have taken place in Canada.
About SPOT LLC
SPOT LLC, a subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc., provides affordable satellite communication and tracking devices for recreational and business use. SPOT messaging devices use both the GPS satellite network and the Globalstar Satellite Network to transmit and receive text messages and GPS coordinates. Since 2007, SPOT has provided peace of mind by allowing customers to remain in contact with family, friends and co-workers, completely independent of cellular coverage and has helped initiate more than 7,000 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 customizable satellite IoT solutions for customers around the world in industries such as government, oil and gas, emergency management, transportation, maritime and outdoor recreation. As a pioneer of mobile satellite voice and data services, Globalstar allows businesses to streamline operations via the Globalstar Satellite Network by connecting people to their devices, supplying personal safety and communication and automating data to more easily monitor and manage mobile assets.
The Company’s product portfolio includes the industry-acclaimed SmartOne asset tracking products, Commercial IoT satellite transmitters and Duplex satellite data modems, the innovative Sat-Fi2 satellite wireless IP hotspot and the SPOT® product line of personal safety, asset and communication devices, all offered with a variety of data service plans. For more information regarding Globalstar Canada Satellite Co., please visit www.globalstar.ca.