The Iridium Nal Shout GSM tracker is a pocket sized, self-contained satellite based personal tracker and messenger designed to operate on global GSM networks when available, and the Iridium low-earth orbit satellite network when no GSM coverage is available, resulting in 100% global coverage. It offers two way SMS and email capability, GPS tracking functions and features internal Iridium, GSM and GPS antennas, micro-controller and a rechargeable lithium battery capable of transmitting hourly position reports every hour for up to two months on one charge (up to 1,500 tracking reports).
The Shout GSM has an onscreen keyboard operated by soft-touch keys allowing quick access to menus and ease of entering text. It is an invaluable travel companion and potential lifeline for outdoors enthusiasts, expeditioners, or anyone working in remote locations. Easy to carry, the Shout GSM weighs just 221 grams including batteries and fits in the palm of your hand.
- Normal Tracking : programmed to automatically wake up and send a position report at a set interval ranging from continuous to once every seven days.
- Emergency Alert : sends alerts to a designated monitoring center using a panic button. The monitoring center and the user can then communicate to define further specifics of the emergency.
- Text Messaging : sends text via touchscreen keyboards.
- Canned Text Messaging : sends canned (pre-defined) messages in short codes to save bandwidth instead of the entire message body.
- Check-In : allows a quick check-in message to be sent using a single soft key.
- Waypoint : Messaging with gps coordinates at a press of a touch