SPOT introduces 2-way satellite messenger

SPOT LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc., (NYSE American: GSAT) and the provider of satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, today introduced SPOT Xâ„¢, a 2-way satellite messaging device, the company said.

SPOT X offers 2-way message capabilities with an onboard backlit keyboard, GPS location tracking, social media linking and direct communication with emergency services in one portable, lightweight device.

SPOT X is the latest addition to the award-winning SPOT family of products, providing affordable, off-the-grid messaging and tracking for hundreds of thousands of outdoor enthusiasts.

SPOT LLC, a subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc., provides affordable satellite communication and tracking devices for recreational use. SPOT Global Phone uses the Globalstar network to transmit two-way voice and data communications. 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 nearly 6,000 rescues worldwide. For more information, visit