Delorme inReach App Extends Smartphone Capabilities

Delorme inReach

New Earthmate app from DeLorme transforms your smartphone or tablet into a two-way text-messaging global communications device and GPS viewer, with the latest terrain and road details.

While your average smartphone is great in places where people drink lattes (the 10% of the world that has cell phone coverage), with inReach you’re connected everywhere. Whether you’re crossing Antarctica or the Sahara, you’ll have reliable coverage on the other 90% of the earth. 

Features Include:
-Wireless Pairing
-Connect wirelessly via Bluetooth
-Compose email or SMS address on the fly, or select from your phone contacts
-Compose and send messages up to 150 characters
-View incoming messages
-Post to Facebook, Twitter, or your own shared map
-Interactive SOS
-Describe your situation in detail to improve emergency response
-Stay in touch for mutual status updates on your situation
-Automatic location tracking
-Follow Me/Find Me Tracking and Location
-User-selected tracking interval (10 minutes to 4 hours)
-GPS position accuracy to within 5 meters
-View tracking breadcrumbs online

Navigate with confidence using DeLorme Topo North America maps, DeLorme Digital Atlas of the Earth maps or NOAA Charts.   Unlike streaming maps, your downloaded maps remain available even when outside of cellular coverage
Free app for smartphone users at or enables free map downloads

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