Found on Kickstarter: Somewear Labs Satellite Communication Device


Emergency satellite communication devices are already used by adventurers of every type, whether it be motorcyclists or hikers, these devices can quite literally save your life. New to the scene is Somewear Labs. The Somewear Labs Satellite Communication Device offers a multitude of functions in a small package. With its Kickstarter campaign goal nearly met, contributors should see product begin to ship July 2018. 

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Somewear Labs Launches World’s Most Dependable Satellite Communication Device
off-the-grid communication has never been this easy

Somewear Labs Satellite Communication Device

The Somewear Global Hotspot uses LEO satellite networks to ensure dependable connectivity anywhere in the world. Somewear works with your iOS or Android phone via Bluetooth LE connection to provide 2-way communication with SMS text or email, weather updates, location tracking, and more…

  • Global Coverage – 100% global coverage on the world’s most reliable and advanced LEO satellite constellation network
  • SOS transmission – GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center
  • 2-Way Communication w/ Emergency Responders
  • Dimensions – 21.5 x 91.25 x 80 (mm) .85 x 3.6 x 3.1 (inches)
  • Weight – 3 oz
  • Waterproof Rating: IPx7 (submersible to 1m for up to 30min)
  • Shell Material – shock-resistant composite plastic
  • Battery – integrated LiPo, 1,000 messages on single charge, microUSB recharge port
  • Communications Capabilities – 2-way text messaging (SMS, email) via the Somewear App
  • Mobile Device Compatibility – iOS & Android devices via Bluetooth LE
  • Location Sharing + User Tracking
  • Receive Weather Reports + Local Alerts
  • Download Local Maps for True GPS-enabled Navigation

Somewear Labs Satellite Communication Device

“Somewear basically turns your cell phone into a global communication device.”

“In my profession, you learn quickly that if something goes wrong in the mountains you need reliable communication with emergency responders. Cell phones rarely work in the mountains which is why Somewear has become a critical part of my backcountry kit.”— Jeremy Jones
professional snowboarder, National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, Father, Husband, and Somewear Labs Chief Field Testing Officer

For more information, check out Somewear Labs on Kickstarter. 

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