DeLorme inReach SE

Satellite-communication device offers color screen and virtual keyboard

DeLorme inReach SE

DeLorme inReach SE

DeLorme has launched a new version of its popular inReach satellite‑-communication device. The SE — screen edition — unit comes with a color screen and virtual keyboard for sending and receiving text messages to 160 characters. With the company's free Earthmate app, SE pairs wirelessly with iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch (and Android devices) to access maps and NOAA charts. SE also offers global SOS capability and real-time -tracking. Friends log onto a MapShare page to follow a trail, ping a location or send a message. The unit costs $299; -subscriptions start at $9.95 a month. Call 800-511-2459 or visit inreachdelorme​.com.