Magellan introduced a post-processing option and new feature to its low cost handheld GIS/GPS receiver – MobileMapper 6.
Intergeo Exhibition, Bremen, Germany. – Magellan, one
of the fastest growing GPS brand in the world, introduced a
post-processing option and new feature to its low cost handheld GIS/GPS
receiver – MobileMapper 6.
MobileMapper 6 Post Processing Option
data collection capability enabling post-processing, is included as an option
in the new version of the Mobile Mapping field software for MobileMapper 6.
Current users of MobileMapper 6 can order the post-processing option
(activation code) and upgrade their units, via a simple and free firmware
upgrade. The new Mobile Mapping application also complement the MobileMapper 6
offer with value features such as 3D shape files support, e-compass input for
direction measurements, voice tags as
attribute, image geo-referencing in the field,
cable locator interface and
office tool for post-processing and GIS jobs management (“MobileMapper 6 Office
“With its new post-processing feature enabling
accuracy, the MobileMapper 6 is targeted on new geographic markets where SBAS
corrections are not available and to address the improved accuracy requirement
of some professionals among the worldwide GIS user community, “said Francois Erceau, General Manager of Magellan
Professional. It is expected to particularly appeal to forestry and other
natural resource organizations, oil and gas, agriculture, utilities, government
agencies, that need an easy to use, robust GIS unit.
MobileMapper 6 product
The MobileMapper 6 offers the professional
features associated with more costly high-end GIS/GPS units, yet it is
price-competitive with consumer-grade GPS. “The MobileMapper 6 is an
economically, professional-grade GPS/GIS handheld receiver rugged-built for
business applications,” continues Francois Erceau. “With its low-cost, lightweight
rugged design, and the ability to run virtually all GIS software, we expect it
to become a favorite of both large and small businesses.”
6 comes standard with Microsoft Windows Mobile version 6. In addition, it comes with Bluetooth for
wireless connectivity, and an integrated 2-megapixel camera that can take
photos, which can be tagged with the GPS location and used as a point
description data in any GIS application, such as Magellan’s Mobile Mapping
software, ESRI’s ArcPad, DigiTerra Explorer, or other third-party software.
Discover MobileMapper 6 video online atwww.pro.magellangps.com.
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