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Globalstar Europe Introduces SPOT Trace - Dependable Anti-Theft Tracking for Cars, Boats, Motorbikes and More


  • Affordable anti-theft protection for cars, motorbikes, boats and other valuables
  • Anytime, anywhere GPS satellite-based asset tracking device immediately notifies owners when movement is detected
  • Small, discreet, waterproof device for mounting practically anywhere
Dublin, Ireland , June 25 2014 - Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc. (NYSE MKT: GSAT), today announced the immediate availability of SPOT Trace™ in EMENA (Europe, Middle East and North Africa). The ultimate anti-theft asset tracking device, SPOT Trace monitors cars, motorcycles, boats and other valuable items and automatically notifies owners via email or text when movement is detected anytime, anywhere.

With SPOT Trace, users can view their valuable item’s GPS coordinates on their smartphone or online, in near real-time, using Google Maps™. The device uses Globalstar’s dependable next-generation GPS satellite network to keep tabs on valuable assets - even in areas where mobile network coverage is poor or non-existent.

SPOT Trace’s affordability and long battery life of up to 18 months make it ideal for tracking a wide range of valuable personal property, while its compact size (approximately 5 x 7 x 2 cm) and rugged design mean that it is durable enough to be mounted practically anywhere, and discreetly, out of sight of potential thieves.

SPOT Trace is very easy to set up and use. The device’s vibration sensor immediately triggers a movement alert to be sent to the owner, via text or email, when it detects that the asset has moved. SPOT Trace users can also set the device to track GPS coordinates at 2 ½, 5, 10, 30 or 60 minute intervals. Another key feature is the automated power-off alert, which continues to send GPS coordinates to the owner every day, helping owners to recover lost or stolen assets. There is also an in-dock mode for boats.

“SPOT Trace offers owners of boats, cars and any other valuable assets a dependable and highly affordable way to safeguard their possessions when they are somewhere else. This product is another example of Globalstar’s ongoing commitment to bringing satellite-based communications to the mass market, providing concerned owners with the theft protection they need for their valuables,” said Gavan Murphy, Director of Marketing, EMEA and LatAm, Globalstar Europe. 

Pricing and Availability:
SPOT Trace is available now in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa with an RRP of €125, and a range of service plans starting at €119 per year or just €11.90 per month. For more information on SPOT Trace and a list of online, outdoor and maritime retail outlets, please click here.

About SPOT (a subsidiary of Globalstar):
SPOT’s growing family of products uses 100% satellite technology to provide location-based messaging and emergency notification for on and off the grid communications. To date, over 3.000 rescues have been initiated by users of SPOT products.

SPOT satellite coverage spans the world, including Europe, Canada, continental United States, Mexico, Australia, Northern and Central Africa, much of South America and North-Eastern Asia as well as hundreds of thousands of miles offshore of these areas. More detail here.

SPOT LLC, a subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc., provides satellite messaging technology that allows users to communicate from remote locations around the globe. The SPOT product family uses Globalstar’s GPS satellite network to determine a customer's location and to transmit messages and GPS coordinates to others, including emergency notifications to an international rescue coordination centre.

Note that all SPOT products described in this press release are the products of SPOT LLC, which is not affiliated in any manner with Spot Image of Toulouse, France or Spot Image Corporation of Chantilly, Virginia. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

For media information please contact:

Gavan Murphy
Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd.

Lindsey Lee
White Tiger Communications
+44 (0)7766 447897