Popular Palm OS® Software now available on Windows Mobile™ Handhelds for Outdoor Enthusiasts and Professionals.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 2004 MuskokaTech; a leading provider of handheld GPS Navigation and Mapping Software software, today announced the release of the highly anticipated PathAway GPS 3 on the Windows Mobile™ (formerly Pocket PC) Handheld platform. This version offers all of the same power and functionality of the current version on the Palm OS® platform.
“We’re very excited to have PathAway available to the wide range of Windows Mobile™ users, especially in business, and GIS fields.”, Says MuskokaTech CEO Scott Northmore, “As well, when existing users upgrade, they can take all their existing maps and data with them, regardless of whether they choose Windows Mobile™ or Palm OS®.”
“From a strategic business perspective, we are now in a better position to establish more partnerships with Mapping, GIS, and GPS companies that require multi-platform handheld capabilities for their own products and services.” Scott Adds. “Our conversion API’s for converting PathAway Maps and data, make it simple for these companies to integrate PathAway with their applications, and extend their own offerings.”
The new version, is available today on Windows Mobile™ (Pocket PC) 2002, 2003 handhelds. It takes advantage of the latest Windows Mobile™ capabilities, and works with the most popular GPS devices such as Garmin and Magellan handhelds, to Bluetooth, compact flash, and snap-on units. Some of the Key features of PathAway are:
GPS Navigation with most GPS Devices (including Bluetooth).
Import and convert Maps using PathAway Map Manager.
Developers Kit allows other Mapping Software to export directly to PathAway.
Intelligent Moving Map Display.
Maps are stacked by levels of detail and can be automatically displayed when the user enters the map bounding area.
Maps can be calibrated or re-calibrated on the device using captured location information from the GPS. This enables users to accurately make any necessary corrections to the map.
Maps can be stacked by location and area coverage, then automatically selected as position changes.
Ability to Record Track logs, and Follow Recorded Tracks later.
Point to Point, or Multi-point Routing.
Navigation Warnings and Alarms.
Onscreen Trip Statistics on a Customizable Dashboard.
Transfer Data To and From Garmin and Magellan GPS Devices.
Customizable Screens Views
Color and thickness setting for track/route lines for better visibility of position.
Map Datum and Ellipsoid support.
Map Projection support including Lambert Conformal Conic, Transverse Mercator, Mercator and UTM.
Lat/Long, UTM, OSGB formats supported.
“Our customers like the powerful set of features that PathAway offers. It enables them to perform all their navigation planning, and data organization right on the handheld. They can convert and use any digital map; utilize virtually any GPS device on the market; waypoints, tracks, and routes can be captured via GPS, imported from the Web, or downloaded from GPS devices; they get unlimited storage space when they save their maps and data on expansion cards; plus, they can do all their database editting, map calibration, organizing, and navigation planning on the handheld. “. says Scott. “It’s the all-in-one software for GPS!”.
PathAway GPS 3 for Windows Mobile Handhelds is available now at http://PathAway.com for only $49.95 US. Users can download a free 15-day trial version at http://PathAway.com. Free email software support is provided to all users.
Founded in 1999, MuskokaTech is a leading global provider of GPS navigational software for the mobile computing devices. The company’s flagship product, PathAway GPS 3 for Mobile Handheld Devices, is being used today for activities such as rally racing, hiking, boating, aviation, cyclists, motorcycle touring, ballooning, on and off-road navigation, scuba diving, fishing, hunting, paragliding, mountain climbing, ultra-light flying, canoeing, snowmobiling, athletic training, outdoor education and more. Professionals use PathAway in areas such as mapping/GIS, tourism, mining, military training, wildlife study, Surveying, Site Inspection, Telematics, Field Data Collection, Security, Search and Rescue and more. MuskokaTech’s developer kits are being used by mapping companies for tighter integration between maps and PathAway. PathAway is distributed internationally on http://PathAway.com and through partner bundles and web sites.
About PathAway GPS Navigation Software for Palm Powered™ Handhelds
PathAway software enables users to connect any compatible GPS device to their Palm Powered™ or Windows Mobile™ handheld, and convert their own maps for travel navigation. Maps are stacked by levels of detail and can be automatically displayed when the user enters the map bounding area. Maps can be calibrated on the device using captured location information from the GPS. This enables users to accurately make any necessary corrections to the map. Users also track their movements, follow routes, and record and recall points. Existing tracks and waypoints can even be transferred directly from the GPS device for use in PathAway.
Further information may be obtained at http://PathAway.com.