20 January 2014 at 1736 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Ontario, Canada. IERCC personnel contacted the registered owner and advised him of the activation. The registered owner contacted local police who responded to the location and found an individual stranded after his vehicle broke down. A police officer was utilized in transporting the individual to safety; no injuries were reported.