Pensa gotenna A1


Game changing connectivity

This is the original product from goTenna, providing communication when cell service isn’t reliable or available. The device pairs with your smartphone to allow you to text and share your location with anyone who has the device. This is the first in a line of goTenna products designed by Pensa. We have been been privileged to work with goTenna since their early days, to help bring their product experience to life and to assist in building this brand from the ground up.


  • Inc. Magazine Best in Class - 2015
  • IDSA Gold - 2016
  • Fast Company Innovation by Design Finalist - 2015


Design Strategy
Industrial Design
Mechanical Engineering
Manufacturing Liaison
Sourcing / Production Support

GoTenna is part disaster relief, part slick smartphone accessory

— Wired

No service? No problem

GoTenna addresses the needs of users in a variety of different scenarios, from remote outdoor adventures, to overcrowded networks at music festivals, to emergency situations. goTenna creates a decentralized, encripted, peer to peer network.

Pensa Gotenna 1
Pensa Gotenna A2

Refined utility

We designed and engineered the original goTenna to have a paired down and elegant feel with robust and flexible functionality. It weighs in at only 1.8 ounces and has a unique multi-functional strap designed to be clipped in multiple ways to backpacks or other gear.

Pensa go Tenna Summer
Pensa gotenna A5
Pensa go Tenna Winter
Pensa go Tenna App
goTenna Credits

: photography and videography provided by goTenna

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