The Spot Gen3 brings improved performance to the popular Find Me Spot line. Spot’s Gen3 allows you to customize your tracking options from every 5 minutes to 60 minutes, Spot Gen3 will send your tracks at your chosen track rate as long as it is turned on and you are moving. So now your track points are controlled by the time you set up, and motion activation.
Gen3 from Spot also offers you extended battery life, lasting approximately twice as long as the earlier Spot Satellite GPS Messenger. There are also more options for compatible batteries from 4 AAA energizer Lithium 8X, 4 AAA Energizer NiMH reusable batteries, plus a line power with a 4V USB connection, but this option does negate the Spot Gen3 being waterproof.
Spot’s Gen3 Satellite GPS Messenger the ability to ease your family’s mind by sending a pre-programmed text message or email letting them know you are OK when out of cell range. Of course the Spot Gen3 will send an S.O.S. with the push of a button to GEOS International emergency Response Coordination Center, which provides your coordinates and information to local response teams. The Tracking feature of the Spot Gen3 allows your family and friends to follow your progress online in near real-time, and save waypoints so you can review your route. SPOT offers both Monthly and Full Year Plans click here for plan details.