SPOT uses 100% satellite technology to keep you connected to the people and things that matter most, all while using the world’s most modern satellite network. SPOT offers peace of mind by allowing you to track your assets, send and receive messages, notify friends and family of your GPS position and status, mark waypoints, track your progress on SPOT Mapping or notify rescue officials in the event of an emergency.
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2-Way Satellite Messenger

SPOT X provides 2-way satellite messaging so you can exchange messages with any cell phone number or email address from virtually anywhere in the world. Stay connected to family, friends and colleagues whenever you’re outside of cellular range including direct 2-way communication with Search & Rescue services in case of an emergency. LEARN MORE >


Satellite GPS Messenger

SPOT Gen3 provides location-based messaging and emergency notification technology that allows you to communicate from remote locations around the globe. It offers custom tracking interval options, motion-activated tracking, long-life battery and more. LEARN MORE >


Track Anything. Anytime. Anywhere.

SPOT Trace tracks your most valuable assets virtually anywhere in the world, using your phone or computer. Affordable and easy to use, it's a no-brainer for your cars, boats, motorcycles, toys and other valuables. LEARN MORE >

The SPOT product family uses both the GPS satellite network to determine a customer's location and the Globalstar network of satellites to transmit messages and GPS coordinates to others. SPOT offers several ways to access communication:


In emergency situations, users can press the S.O.S. button to send an emergency notification and on SPOT X, you will have the ability to communicate directly with GEOS, International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC). For less serious situations, reach out to family and friends for assistance using SPOT Help/Assist on SPOT X, SPOT Gen3, and SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger.


Send custom emails or SMS messages on SPOT Gen3 and SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger. With SPOT X, you have the ability to send 2-way messages to any cell phone or other SMS device. You can also post to your social media accounts on SPOT X, SPOT Gen3 and SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger!


With a touch of a button, users can let friends and family know everything is going as planned and there is no need for alarm. (Available for SPOT X, SPOT Gen 3 and SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger.)


Select from a variety of tracking intervals, and let family, friends and other adventurers follow your progress with SPOT’s easy-to-use SPOT Mapping interface.


Instantly receive a text or email when your most valuable assets move, or follow them on SPOT Mapping anytime on your phone or computer. (Available with SPOT Trace.)


Anyone who travels by land, sea and air! Since its launch, SPOT's satellite technology has provided peace of mind by helping initiate more than 5,000 rescues and counting while also providing GPS tracking service. Over the years, recreational outdoor enthusiasts, athletes, government agency employees, National Geographic explorers and photographers, and researchers are just some of the people that have benefited from using SPOT.

As SPOT continues to grow, we remain committed to offering affordable assistance to those who may need it. Now with the new SPOT X, everyone can benefit from SPOT's satellite technology. Send and receive messages, navigate with the built-in compass and post to Facebook and Twitter to keep your friends and family in the know wherever you go...

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