SPOT 'Connect,' a device that connects with a smartphone to allow it to use satellites to communicate when out of reach of mobile phone networks.

Made:
2013
maker:
SPOT LLC

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Device that connects with a smartphone to allow it to use satellites to communicate when out of reach of mobile phone networks. Used by Daniel Hughes during expedition to make the first video call from the summit of Everest in May 2013, manufactured by SPOT, model name ‘connect’.

Details

Category:
Telecommunications
Object Number:
2014-104/6
Materials:
electrnic components and plastic (unidentified)
credit:
Hughes, Daniel