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Globalstar and Owaka safeguarded 15,000 participants in record year for adventure and extreme sports events

By GeoConnexion - 11th September 2023 - 19:14

Globalstar Europe Satellite Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar, announced that Owaka, a specialist Globalstar solutions partner, has had a record-breaking 12 months. Organizers of extreme sporting competitions, amateur cross-country events, and rallies for motoring enthusiasts increasingly chose tracking specialist Owaka to provide its proven all-in monitoring, communication, and emergency support systems. In the 12 months to July 2023 Owaka systems have tracked and safeguarded over 15,000 event participants. At the heart of the system, the latest generation SPOT Gen4 devices carried by all competitors ensure that organizers know the exact location of each contestant. With SPOT, enabled by Globalstar’s low-Earth Orbit satellite network, event officials and emergency support services can precisely track each participant’s location, via a user-friendly display of GPS positions in real time via the Owaka Tracking platform.

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