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|The SPOT Spot 2 IS Satellite GPS Messenger ships with the following items included:|
- SPOT Spot 2 IS Satellite GPS Messenger
- 3 AAA Energizer Lithium Ultimate 8X
- User Guide
- Case with Arm Band
- Carabiner and Car Dash Attachment
||September 18, 2009
||November 17, 2009
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The SPOT IS Satellite GPS Messenger gives you a line of communication when and where you want it, and emergency assistance when and where you need it. Stay connected regardless of cell coverage.
The SPOT IS Satellite GPS Messenger is a GPS-enabled personal satellite messaging and emergency communications device providing a simple way to help address lone or remote worker safety. The new, rugged IS certified SPOT Messenger helps keep workers connected from remote areas via reliable satellite technology. SPOT IS works virtually anywhere in the world, even where cell phones donít.
The easily identifiable blue SPOT IS is certified Intrinsically Safe meeting Class I, Division 1, Groups A-D under UL 913 and CSA C22.2 No. 157. These certifications allow companies operating in potentially combustible environments where the presence of flammable gases or vapors may exist such as oil and gas and natural resources including mining, transportation and government, to take advantage of SPOT messaging functionality. Certification was completed by MET Laboratories, Inc.
- Certified Intrinsically Safe to Class I Division 1 Groups A-D
- UL 913
- CSA C22.2 No. 157-92
Remote and Lone Workers
Industry employment in transportation, government, oil and gas and natural resources often require workers to operate remotely and alone. This poses considerable risks not only for the workers but also employers. As a result, responsibility is placed on employers to identify high-risk environments for their workers. Companies are challenged to provide safe work practices and ensure lone worker requirements are met. The most efficient way to ensure lone worker safety is effective communication.
Location-Based Satellite Messaging
The SPOT IS Satellite GPS Messenger is an affordable GPS-enabled personal satellite messaging and emergency communications device providing a simple way to help address lone worker safety. SPOT IS is 100% satellite technology so it works where cell phones donít. SPOT ISô can help meet work alone regulations by providing a simple and reliable solution to keep in contact with remote workers. SPOT IS combines GPS and satellite communications technology providing workers with a vital line of communication with employers and emergency assistance Ė when and where it may be needed.
Who Uses SPOT IS?
SPOT IS customers include businesses that operate in areas where cellular coverage is poor or non-existent and landline service unavailable. Natural resource companies, long-haul transportation operators, commercial fishermen, government employees, recreational and travel enterprises, geologists, prospectors and public safety organizations all value SPOT products and services.
SPOT Satellite Tracker Main Functions:
Check-in with SPOT - This feature allows you to let your friends and family know that all is OK with a pre-programmed message along with your GPS 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.
SPOT Track Progress - This feature allows you to send and save your location and allow contacts to track your progress in near real time using Google Maps. With your SPOT account you have the ability to set up a SPOT Shared Page which allows you to show your SPOT IS GPS locations to others on a Google Map.
Help! - In the event of a non-life threatening emergency, you can use this function to notify your personal contacts that you need assistance. Additional SPOT Assist services can be purchased and programmed to your Help button as well. When activated with SPOT Assist, the Help button will notify professional services either on the land or water. SPOT has partnered with national service providers to offer non-life threatening assistance.
Custom Message - This feature allows you to let your friends and family know receive a custom message along with your GPS location with a push of a button. Use this feature as a secondary OK message or transfer your personal help alert to this message function if you are using a SPOT Assist service on your Help button.
SOS and 911 - Press and hold the 9-1-1 button to alert emergency responders of life-threatening events. The GEOS Emergency Response Center will work with public response agencies around the world, and call your emergency contacts to find out more about your situation and keep them informed of rescue progress. GEOS works with all rescue agencies from the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and Coast Guard to local urban and rural 9-1-1 call centers. Optionally, GEOS will also dispatch private rescue agencies in those countries where public resources won't do. 911 sends a message and location update every 5 minutes until canceled.
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SPOT Pricing and Service:
The SPOT satellite messenger uses the Globalstar data communications network which is separate from the voice service. The SPOT annual fees for the data communications is listed below. These costs are by far the best for satellite data communications.
- $99.99 USD/year: Basic satellite service subscription.
- SPOT ALERT 9-1-1: Dispatch emergency responders to your location. Unlimited usage included.
- SPOT CHECK IN: Let contacts know where you are and that you're okay. Unlimited usage included.
- SPOT ASK FOR HELP: Request help from friends and family at your location. Unlimited usage included.
- $7.95* USD/year: SPOT Insurance, GEOS Search and Rescue Benefit.
Provides up to $100,000 USD of additional search and rescue resources, including helicopter extraction around the world and reimbursement benefits - underwritten by Lloyd's of London - for any emergency service expenses incurred. For more information, including terms and conditions, visit http://www.geosalliance.com/sar
(* price if purchased at initial activation. $150.00 USD afterwards)
- $49.99 USD/year: Tracking Upgrade Option.
Send and save your location and allow contacts to track your progress using Google Maps. This upgrade is highly recommended by GPS City for anyone who will use the SPOT Track progress feature. Do not forget to get insurance so you are not billed for your rescue!
- $30 USD/year: Roadside Assistance Option.
Just press the Help button to receive 24/7 Roadside assistance through the trusted Nation Safe Driver system. At a price lower than the popular OnStar service, you can receive have roadside assistance sent directly to your current GPS location. The SPOT system uses satellite communication so help is on its way no matter where you are. Even if you have no cell service, you will still be able to request roadside assistance using SPOT. Services include roadside towing, auto-accident assistance, fuel services, tire repair, battery service, and lost keys or lockouts
Spot Terms and Conditions:
Please read the SPOT IS Satellite messenger Terms and Conditions carefully.
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