Bivy® Stick is an ultralight 2-way satellite messenger. The tiny device weighs only 100 grams but offers global coverage through the Iridium® Satellite Network. Simply pair it to your iOS or Android smartphone and an easy-to-use smartphone app will let you share your GPS location with friends or send and receive text messages. In an emergency, you can quickly initiate a GPS-enabled SOS message that will be sent to Global Rescue.
Weather Reports: With Bivy Stick, uncertainty about weather will never ruin an outdoor adventure again. Simply download a 3-day or 7-day weather forecast for your current location.
SOS Button: In an emergency, an SOS button on the Bivy Stick device lets you initiate a message to Global Rescue. While the emergency continues, stay connected with your rescuers via two-way messaging.
Group Tracking & Group Messaging: GroupTrackTM lets you message and share your location with a group of up to 12 Bivy Stick devices. Each member of the group can see the other member's location on their own smartphone. If desired one or more of these 12 seats can be replaced by web browsers using land-based internet. GroupTrackTM is a powerful tool for outdoor work crews, emergency responders and larger groups of outdoor enthusiasts.
Service Fees: Bivy Stick service is available in the form of prepaid vouchers as short as 1 month or as long as 36 months. There are no usage charges ever! All usage is free, regardless of the number of texts you send or the number of location reports you share. You can download local weather forecasts as often as you like. Service includes a US mobile number to make sending texts from a cell phone to the Bivy Stick easy. Service also includes basic monitoring by Global Rescue of any SOS alerts you issue from the Bivy Stick. For more details, see the prepaid service agreement.