CORVALLIS, Ore.-March 14, 2006-Tripod Data Systems (TDS) today released SOLO Field 3.5. This latest update of TDS' popular GIS mapping software can run on the TDS Ranger X-Series rugged handheld computer as well as PDAs with Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition or Windows Mobile 5.0 software. Other major enhancements include a Grid Generation function, support for high-precision, real-time GPS receivers, and support for continuously updated attributes while logging by interval.

"It's important to our users that we support the latest hardware and software platforms," said Matt Lehman, natural resources sales manager. "As with previous updates to SOLO Field, we've incorporated suggestions from real-world users to add new capabilities and improve existing functions."

TDS has also made a number of improvements to the SOLO Field user interface and SOLO Basic Scripting functionality. A full list of new SOLO Field 3.5 features is available online at

SOLO Field 3.5 is a free upgrade from SOLO Field 3.x. Registered users of SOLO Field 3.x can download upgrades from (registration required). For new users, SOLO Field 3.5 is available now from authorized TDS dealers. A free 30-day demo is available at the TDS Web site or by an e-mail request to