North Star offers satellite tracking collars for larger animals.

Our line of collars features a GPS receiver coupled with a Globalstar transmitter. This architecture allows animal tracking and monitoring data to be sent from the field to the www in real time.

Data is provided to a password protected www site (, which features a mapping application with zoomable color maps, Google maps, Google Earth visualizations, and Mapquest maps. The data is also provided in a tabular format that can be downloaded and opened in Excel for GIS applications.

For tracking applications of personnel, vehicles, and other larger assets, North Star offers a new device, called the Remote Access Satellite Sensor Link (RASSL) Tracker device. This device can track items or persons via satellite in REAL TIME, and the resulting data is displayed on a zoomable map (at, as well as in tabular form. Inquire by e-mailing