De Lorme recently announced the up coming fall release of InReach. As described by the company, InReach will be the, "first-ever personal communicator with 2-way messaging, iridium global satellite coverage, and an Android interface". The product can be paired with either Delorme's PN-60 GPS (a USNG enabled device) or an Android smart phone, and has a buttton to request a SAR response. Conversely, SAR teams can use the satellite connectivity to communicate between search parties in areas without other frequency coverage. Learn more.
Comment: This product will be competing with the SPOT satellite messenging system of France.