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Thales GPSDifferentia for ArcPad Delivers Greater Accuracy to MobileMappe CE Users Even Without Real-Time Corrections

December 19, 2005
Software extension for ESRI ArcPad permits raw GPS data to be automatically logged on the Thales MobileMapper CE for easy post processing

Santa Clara, Calif. - December 14, 2005 - Thales has introduced GPSDifferential for ArcPad, a software extension that seamlessly adds the power of post processing to ESRI ArcPad software when used on the Thales MobileMapper CE. With the GPSDifferential for ArcPad software extension, sub-meter post-processed mapping is possible, even where real-time corrections are not available, such as in Central and South America and when used in difficult signal environments required by applications such as forestry.

Behind the scenes and without interrupting normal workflow, GPSDifferential for ArcPad automatically logs the raw data that is required for reliable sub-meter post-processed differential corrections. GPSDifferential for ArcPad is a fully-integrated and easy-to-use extension for ESRI ArcPad 6.0.3 and 7.0.

GPSDifferential for ArcPad software comes on a secure digital (SD) memory card for easy installation on the MobileMapper CE. It is packaged complete with a CD of MobileMapper Office, powerful office software that provides an easy way to view, edit and export GIS data collected on the MobileMapper CE and a quick start guide.

About Thales

Thales is a leading international electronics and systems group serving defense, aerospace, security and services markets. The Group employs 60,000 people throughout the world and generated revenues of 10.3 billion Euros in 2004.

Thales' navigation business is a global innovator of navigation and positioning solutions. The company markets its Magellan brand GPS products in vehicle navigation and outdoor markets, and its professional GPS and GNSS solutions in the survey, GIS/Mapping, and OEM markets that include consumer electronics, automotive navigation and high-precision applications.

Through its joint venture with Hertz, Thales Navigation has developed the Hertz NeverLost vehicle navigation system.

Thales' navigation business is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., with European headquarters in Carquefou, France. For more information, visit www.thalesgroup.com/navigation.

Source: Thales Navigation, Inc., December 14, 2005.