[Satellite TODAY 06-18-12] Personal satellite messaging, tracking and navigation technology developer DeLorme
has released an upgrade for its inReach two-way satellite communicators, the company announced June 15.
Product improvements and enhancements in the new release include extended battery life and recharging options. In addition, the inReach’s newly-updated Earthmate application enables world topographic map downloads. DeLorme said that users could download the latest firmware version to their inReach devices at no cost.
The DeLorme inReach satellite communicator was introduced to the market in November 2011. The unit operates over the Iridium satellite network and offere two-way personal text messaging with delivery confirmation, SOS alerting and “follow-me/find-me” tracking and location.