If you travel to locations where a traditional cellphone signal might not be available, a new satellite communication device called the SPOT Connect might be just the thing you need to stay in contact.
The pocket sized SPOT Connect enables you to pair your smartphone or other devices to it, and will then connect to a global satellite network. Allowing you to connect to the web, send e-mail and text messages as well as update your Facebook and Twitter feeds. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the SPOT Connect and see it in action.
As well as the important features of being able to update your social network status, the SPOT Connect also includes emergency features that will begin to send your GPS location to the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) if required.
The SPOT Connect is now available to purchase from around $170 and measures just 7.6 cm x 6.6 cm x 3.2 cm and weighs only 4.9 ounces. For more information on the SPOT Connect global satellite network hot spot jump over to the SPOT Connect website for details and specifications.