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Comprised of the Bivy Stick and Bivy App, the Bivy Platform pairs feature rich hardware and software to create the perfect blend of safety and convenience. Ideal for adventures and off grid activities of all shapes and sizes, utilize the Bivy Platform to plan your experience, stay on track for the duration of that experience, and remain in contact with everyone that matters throughout, all while knowing that help is always available at the simple push of a button.

Take It Everywhere. Communicate From Anywhere.

The new Bivy Stick is the smallest and most efficient way to communicate from the backcountry. With a simple design and new user interface on the app, it has never been easier to share your location, get a weather report, send a message, or initiate an SOS.

Use the Bivy Stick to turn your cell phone into a satellite communication device. With global satellite coverage via the Iridium satellite network, anywhere you have a view of the sky, you can communicate through the Bivy Stick. While conveniently compact, the Bivy Stick still offers a comprehensive feature set including two-way text messaging, SOS, location sharing, one-touch Checkin, and detailed weather reports sent straight to your cell phone via satellite. Additionally, offering a feature not provided with many other satellite communicators, the Bivy Stick provides users with a dedicated phone number and email. This important feature allows unsolicited incoming messages, meaning that those that are most important to you can reach you at any time, without the need for you to initiate contact.

The value of the Bivy Stick is further enhanced via key accessories such as the large variety of available mounting options. The many available mounts allow users to attach the Bivy Stick to any vehicle, backpack or structure and make it an ideal device for adventurers who find themselves going from one activity to another. The available portable and lightweight solar panel also provides for greater flexibility of use. Featuring intelligent charging technology, the solar panel allows users to efficiently harness solar power and conveniently extend the battery life of the Bivy Stick while off grid.

Bivy App’s Role

The Bivy app has more than 50,000 adventures ready to be explored. No matter what you like to do in the outdoors, you can find a place to do it with the Bivy app. With twenty different adventure types all at your fingertips, the Bivy App is a versatile tool that can facilitate all your adventure needs. The Bivy App also allows you to keep track of all your adventures. Track your pace, mileage, altitude and more. Plus get access to detailed offline maps everywhere in the world. Always know where you are, even without cellular service.

As a leader in life-saving products for both professional and recreational use, ACR’s Bivy Stick brings the safety and peace of mind of affordable and reliable satellite communication to everyone.

  • No activation fees and no annual contract required (monthly subscription required)
  • Global satellite coverage (Iridium)
  • Send and recieve messages via satellite
  • Weather forecasts via satellite
  • SOS monitoring via satellite (Global Rescue)
  • Location tracking and sharing via satellite
  • Map display and navigation
  • Offline maps
  • One-touch Checkin (available directly from device and via the app)
  • Thousands of mapped climbing, hiking, biking, paddling, skiing routes
  • Send/receive messages and exchange locations with other Bivy Stick users
  • Unsolicited incoming messages
  • Dedicated phone number and email
  • Personal profile with tracks and stats
  • Hundreds of mounts available
  • Small and lightweight

  • Size: 4.47"L x 1.85"W x 0.83"D (11.35 x 4.7 x 2.11 cm)
  • Weight: 3.35 oz (100 g)
  • Rechargeable Battery: Lithium Ion Polymer (1400 mAh)
  • Battery Life: Up to 120 hrs with standard operation at default setting
  • Water Rating: IPX7
  • Interface: USB-C
  • SOS Activation: Manual (via Bivy Stick device or via Bivy app)
  • SOS Emergency Monitoring: Global Rescue
  • Wireless: Bluetooth® 4 (Bluetooth® Low Energy - BLE)
  • Bivy App: Available in the App Store (Apple) or Google Play (Android)

Accessories (included):

  • USB-C Charging Cable
  • Carabiner
  • Cord
  • ¼-20 Mount Adaptor

Accessories (optional):

  • 48 Piece Mounting Kit
  • Quick Release Mounting Buckle
  • Suction Cup Mount
  • Bivy Clamp
  • 15W Solar Panel
  • Bike Handlebar Mount

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