The Delorme Inreach Explorer Offers Communication & Navigation Tools

By: Rahul Kalvapalle - May 2, 2014
References: delorme & gizmag
The DeLorme inReach Explorer is a satellite two-way communicator, GPS navigator and emergency rescue beacon all rolled into one, making it the ultimate safety device for back-country hikes.

The device allows for both instant push-button connection to emergency rescue services as well as casual communications with family and friends. It also tracks your journey and allows others to monitor your adventures online. It also features a full suite of navigation capabilities, including a map viewer and digital compass, as well as a barometric altimeter and an accelerometer to measure speed, elevation and distance.

The DeLorme inReach Explorer is powered by a lithium-polymer battery that provides up to 100 hours of life. It has a waterproof, dust-proof and impact-resistant construction that enables it to hold up in harsh and unpredictable conditions.