A Geographic Information System (GIS) is designed to capture, store and manipulate a variety of geographical data. They are used by various government departments and businesses for a host of different purposes. Examples include:
Mobile Phone Providers: May use GIS to record phone mast locations
Farming: GIS uses include mapping land and analysing crop yields
Estate Agents: Would use GIS to identify properties that match specific criteria
Mining: Pinpointing potential drill points, different mineral seams, water
Local Governments / councils: May use GIS for capturing and keeping track of the location of street furniture such as bench seats, bus shelters, garbage bins, water fountains, water mains, emergency water connections, signage
The Magellan eXplorist Pro 10 GPS keeps your GIS database accurate and up-to-date, capturing large amounts of data in a minimal amount of time. It's small, lightweight, rugged and is the simple solution to your GIS mobile application needs.
With a powerful 533MHz processor, 128MB RAM and 4GB of onboard storage, the Pro 10 GPS provides all the power you need to tackle maps and large-data sets while away from the office.
With its Windows Mobile v6.5 operating system and built-in wireless technology, you can easily receive background map data from the internet, using a Bluetooth™-enabled mobile phone.
The Pro 10 can also work with various Software platforms.