The latest in the line of SPOT rugged satellite GPS messengers, the SPOT Gen3 keeps you connected even when youre off-the-grid. Using the power of satellite technology SPOT works virtually anywhere in the world. Check in with your personal and professional networks, send custom messages and let others track your location in real-time via Google Maps. In an emergency, transmit an SOS with your location to GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center. Compact and light weight; it packs easily for traveling. Humidity and Salt Fog rated Long Battery Life: choose from Lithium or rechargeable batteries; or line-power the unit through its USB port. New Tracking Options: now you can choose the rate of tracking that suits your adventure (2 , 5, 10, 30, or 60 minutes). Motion Activated Tracking: now your SPOT knows when youre moving and when you stop to make camp. When SPOT Gen3 senses youve stopped for an extended period of time it will stop sending track messages until you start moving again. New Contoured Shape: the new design allows you to easily attach your SPOT to your bag, boat or vehicle allowing SPOT to go wherever you do.