At the end of last week, Garmin unveiled the new inReach Mini. A palm-sized version…
Tag: satellite communicator
Last week, Delorme announced their latest product release- the inReach Explorer. In addition to the usual messaging, tracking, and SOS capabilities, the Explorer adds a whole new range of technology and navigational functions, meaning now you need only to take one rugged, waterproof device with you on your next adventure.
Even when you are off the grid, it's nice to be able to communicate once in awhile with those left at home, especially if you are traveling solo. My family gives me much less grief now when I head off on my crazy adventures just as long as I occasionally check in along the way and tell them everything is going ok.
DeLorme has teamed up with Iridium to create their own two-way GPS satellite communicator. Similar to the SPOT Connect device, inReach will let you send and receive messages from your family, friends or emergency services, while almost anywhere in the world.