GISRoam brings GIS to the iPAD
Cogent3D GISRoamT is a new iPad and iPhone application that allows the user to load, view, collect, search, edit and save ESRI GIS Shapefiles. It includes searching, feature attribution editing, and GPS enhanced creation of new Polygon, Line, and Point features in new or existing Shapefile layers while you roam.
Sybase SQL Anywhere 12
Sybase has released its SQL Anywhere 12 database and synchronization solution. It is optimized for mission-critical database applications running outside traditional data center environments requiring little or no onsite IT support. Its enhancements include support for storage and synchronization of spatial data, iPhone devices and large-scale synchronization environments; and new self-management features.
Space expertise helps expo visitors
Insiteo supported by ESA’s Business Incubation Centre has developed a new mobile phone indoor navigation system, which will soon help the six million annual visitors find their way around at the largest exhibition centre in Paris. This navigation system is effective for large inside spaces such as exhibition grounds, because the vast, complicated layouts of such tradeshows can be confusing.
TomTom extends global coverage
TomToms latest digital map products, including Tele Atlas MultiNet 2010.06 now cover more than 32 million km across 102 countries and territories globally. The map database is constantly validated by millions of drivers who use it in GPS devices, smartphone applications and online. Nearly half a million edits were sourced from community input in the latest release.
Magellan launches Next Gen of eXplorist
Magellan’s new eXplorist 510, 610 and 710 devices allow adventurers to navigate to outdoor destinations worldwide, capture geotagged photos along the way, and share their experiences online when they return home. All three new eXplorist handheld GPS units come equipped with a camera, microphone, and speaker. www.magellangps.com
Map Oil Spill with mobile app
Trimble has launched Map the Spill, a free mobile app and website that empowers Gulf Coast residents and the public to report on the oil spill. It allows those directly and indirectly impacted by the spill to capture and chronicle what they see happening to the land, sea and wildlife in their areas. www.trimble.com