The DeLorme inReach Two-Way Satellite Communicator is an award-winning two way satellite communicator which can be used by itself for 2-way personal and SOS communication with message delivery confirmation, and remote GPS position tracking. Or when paired you get enhanced send-and-receive text messaging, inReach can be paired with an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android phones and tablets.
The inReach uses the Iridium satellite network, it has 100% global service, with no gaps, no degraded or fringe coverage areas. The inReach is buoyant, waterproof to 3 meters, and impact-resistant to military standards. When used by itself, all inReach functionality is controlled by its pushbutton interface, which is ergonomically designed for one-handed use. In standalone mode inReach can send out messages and tracking points, and receive confirmation. Unlike one-way satellite messengers inReach clearly indicates when your message has been delivered to its recipient. When you’re alone in a remote location, knowing your message was received may be the most reassuring piece of information you can have.
● 2-way interactive SOS worldwide. No fringe or weak signal areas. Communicate the nature of your emergency. Receive instructions from emergency personnel. Have piece of mind knowing you are in touch with someone while waiting for the rescue team
● In standalone mode, the inReach is a versatile 2-way communicator with capabilities unavailable on one-way satellite messengers. The inReach can send out messages and tracking points, and receive confirmation of message delivery
● Tracking can be user-configured to display your progress at intervals ranging from 10 minutes to 4 hours. Tracking is activated from the pushbutton interface or designated followers can "ping" your inReach, to remotely activate tracking
● When paired with an iOS( iPhone,iPad,iTouch) or Android mobile device, inReach has the ability to send & receive text messages, from any place on the globe. The two-way messaging capability applies to both personal and SOS communications
● You can compose free form messages of up to 160 characters on your companion device's keyboard. Send status updates and revised ETAs to family, get the latest news from home. No matter how far you are from home