Bivystick - Satellite Communicator

$349.00
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Simple satellite communication - Bivystick turns your phone into a satellite communication device. No contracts, no activation fees.
 
Bivystick is the simple and affordable way to communicate via satellite. Send and receive text messages to a loved one to let them know of your status. Call for a rescue in case of emergency and communicate with rescuers to give them details. Track your path and share your location to ensure safe travel in the backcountry. Do all this with the familiarity of your smartphone with no annual commitment or fees.
  • Send and receive text messages from anywhere in the world
  • Tracking and location sharing at a 10 minute interval
  • Weather forecast 3 day or 7 day detailed based off your location
  • SOS service to call in professional help when needed
  • 5200 mAh backup battery for your phone
  • Affordable monthly plan with no commitment or contract

Return and Refund Policy:

  • 1 year warranty. 90 day returns. No questions asked.
  • Physical dimensions
15/8" x 5 5/8" x 1 1/8"
  • Weight
7.0 oz
  • Water rating
IPX6 Pending
  • Battery
Rechargeable internal lithium ion
  • Battery capacity
5200mAh
  • Battery life
Up to 400 hours at 10-minute tracking or 1-2 complete smartphone charges; and up to 3 months when power off
  • Memory/History
None
  • High sensitivity receiver
Yes
  • Interface
USB
  • Waypoints/favorites/locations
Limited only by smartphone capacity
  • Routes
Limited only by smartphone capacity
  • Preload maps
Yes
  • Wireless compatible
Yes (Bluetooth®)
  • Trigger an interactive SOS with 24/7 search and rescue monitoring center
Yes
  • Send and receive text messages to SMS email
Yes
  • Send and receive messages with other BivyStick users, exchange locations
Yes
  • Track and share location with friends and family on web-based devices
Yes
  • Request weather forecast for current location
Yes
  • Unique, dedicated phone number
Yes
  • Charge your smart phone
Yes (1-2 times)
  • Compatible with popular, full featured, Bivy app
Yes

Data Plan

No activation fee. No contract. Cancel anytime.

$17.99/mo Base Plan

  • 30 day connection to the satellite network
  • Includes 10 credits
  • SOS monitoring
  • Dedicated phone number
  • Access to detailed downloadable maps
  • Unused credits roll over when user continues monthly base plan
  • Bivystick still works after all credits are used at a rate of $.50ea
  • Additional credit packs available at a discount

1 Credit = 1 text message, 1 location share, 1 weather report, or 1 hour of location tracking

Additional credits: 20 credits = $8.99. 50 Credits = $19.99. 100 Credits = $34.99.

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Yes. With the Iridium Satellite Network, we have 100% global coverage. If you are in a country that has a view of the sky, you can use the Bivystick.

Bivystick has the most flexible data plan of any other satellite communication device. With no hidden fees or contracts. Plus we bring the interface to your cell phone, something you are familiar with.

The Bivystick is completely flexible. For $17.99 you get access to the satellite network for 30 days. At the end of the 30 days, if you want to keep it active, you pay another $17.99. But if you don’t have any more adventures planned for a while, just deactivate it and you will not be charged for the months that you are not active. Why pay for something you are not using?

The Bivystick costs $349. Then data starts at $17.99 per month.

At this time there is not an unlimited plan. But it is coming. We will have details about it soon.

It is included in the data plan. Along with the SOS monitoring, you get a dedicated phone number for your Bivystick that you can share with loved ones to get a hold of you.

The Bivystick works with any iOS or Android phone that has Bluetooth. To connect it to your phone, all you have to do is turn on the Bivystick and open the Bivy app. To see how this is done, check out this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bk6WAlg-EWM&t=65s