The ability to call for help something that many of us take for granted but there are many areas and situations where it may not always be possible right when you need it.

An Australian company just launched a device that can transcend the issues of mobile coverage or outages by giving your mobile the ability to automatically switch between satellite, cellular and Wi-Fi coverage. 

Using the ZOLEO communicator you can send an SOS alert to get help, check in to let people you’re ok with one touch, share your location or send text messages, even when the mobile network is down or unavailable.

The device costs around $345 plus requires a montly connection plan.  Get more details at