February, 12th 2009: Fort Lauderdale: Global Satellite USA, one of the satellite solutions providers, announced the launch of Global Satellite Assist – a GPS tracking system that can be downloaded to your GPS enabled cell phone.
By using Global Satellite Assist, boaters can have an added sense of security and peace of mind both on the water and ashore as it provides a visual story of your travels and adventures for friends and family, viewable on any internet enabled PC. You select the people who can see your location and let them know you are safe. As you travel, Global Satellite Assist advises you of the political and environmental climate before you arrive in each destination port. The system will also relay SOS emergency emails to up to 10 recipients, relay emergency SMS messages to up to 10 mobile phones, and provides 24 x 7 phone line assistance for access to emergency advice and rescue services, personal security briefing, and related crisis management services.