Shanghai, China CHC introduced the LT400, a compact, rugged and cost-effective handheld submeter real-time GPS receiver for GIS and mapping professionals. The LT400 is a GIS hardware solution ready-for-use with third-party GIS software applications, answering to a wide range of applications such as forestry, utilities and agriculture.

Designed for real-world field conditions, the LT400 combines a 3.7-inch full VGA sunlight readable display, powerful 806 MHz processor, all-day battery life and a professional high-performance 12-channel GPS receiver to capture data with consistent SBAS and DGPS submeter accuracy.

Powered by the Windows Mobile 6.1 Pro operating system, the LT400 is a multi-functional solution including built-in GPRS modem for connecting to real-time DPGS network, Bluetooth connectivity and a 3.2 megapixel camera with autofocus.

“CHC’s LT400 is a connected GPS/GIS handheld designed to provide consistent submeter GIS at an affordable price point,” says George Zhao, CEO of CHC. “The introduction of LT400 demonstrates CHC’s commitment to provide the GIS community with a full spectrum of cost-effective professional GPS handhelds.”

The LT400 is now available through CHC’s distribution channel worldwide.