April 11, 2005 – Boston, Massachusetts — TeleType Co. announces the release of a new program allowing support for vector based marine maps enabling mariners to have the ability to navigate in real time using high quality NOAA ENC maps.
The program is the first to support Pocket PC PDAs for vector based marine maps, with the ability to see shoreline and surrounding streets for combination sail and drive trips.
TeleType is offering the vector marine map as part of their already highly versatile system which offers systems for aviation pilots, hikers, GIS professionals, and Automatic Vehicle Location.
“TeleType is excited to bring to the Pocket PC marine community a new level of functionality for Pocket PC GPS navigation systems”, according to Ed Friedman, President, TeleType. Using converted ENC charts the product allows TeleType’s award winning product to offer new high quality mapping functions for marine use in addition to offering street and air navigation capabilities.
Vector mapping allowing interactive trip planning and navigation
Ability to use for both car and marine navigation
Supports any of the popular low cost Pocket PC PDAs, and Windows CE devices
Restaurants, hotels, shops, marinas, businesses, for any U.S. harbor
Choice of GPS receiver (Compact Flash or Bluetooth, both 12-channel WAAS)
Converted ENC charts for the U.S.
Software only packages available at $379, bundles of U.S. Maps, Program, and GPS receiver (excluding Pocket PC) begin at $549, and complete systems including Pocket PC start at $899. For more information about TeleType GPS products visit http://www.teletype.com/aviation or call 1-888-TELETYPE, 1-617-542-6220.
Founded in 1981, TeleType is at the forefront of Global Positioning Systems technology. TeleType GPS products create a unique solution for land, air and water navigation; as well as the expanding of tracking to support additional emerging technologies for GPS solutions based on satellite communications and GPS enabled telephones. Offering consumer and OEM products, TeleType continues to strive in producing the most versatile and user-friendly GPS system in the world; incorporating solutions into mobile devices.