Offering global coverage via the Iridium satellite network, Garmin’s inreach SE+ and inreach Explorer+ hand-held satellite communicators can send and receive text messages with any mobile phone number, email address or another inreach device. inreach SE+ and inreach Explorer+ interactive SOS triggers an emergency response from GEOS, the 24/7 search and rescue monitoring centre. inreach users can communicate with GEOS about the nature of the emergency and receive confirmation when help is on the way. A built-in GPS provides basic navigation, location and tracking data; inreach Explorer+ adds preloaded Delorme topographic maps, digital compass, barometric altimeter and accelerometer. Impact resistant with an IPX7 water rating, inreach units are compatible with the web-based Mapshare portal and can also sync with Earthmate app via a compatible smartphone. Every inreach device comes with free access to a cloud-powered portal, for trip and waypoint planning, syncing and managing the device, tracking data storage and more. Expect 100 hours of battery life in tracking mode and up to 30 days in power saving mode. Prices starts at NZ$669, with subscription plans from NZ$20 per month.