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MapInfo/Forestry Users Group November 19, 2008 Tony Cooley Data Directions 541-345-4MAP

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1 MapInfo/Forestry Users Group November 19, 2008 Tony Cooley Data Directions MAP

2 MapInfo/Forestry Users Group Delorme – EarthMate Hand Held GPS Units. Why Delorme? - Provider of GPS technology since Enters Handheld GPS market in 2007 with the PN-20 model. - PN-20 first recreation grade unit capable of displaying aerial photography, satellite imagery, USGS topographic maps, NOAA nautical charts AND user created GIS vector data.

3 MapInfo/Forestry Users Group Delorme – EarthMate Hand Held GPS Units. Recreation Grade GPS Units: - Advantage: Low cost, easy to use. - Disadvantage: Cannot quantify or correct location data.

4 MapInfo/Forestry Users Group Delorme – EarthMate Hand Held GPS Units. EarthMate PN-20 GPS Features (partial): - Rugged and waterproof to IPX-7 standard. - Runs on 2 AA field replaceable batteries. - High-resolution 2.2 color screen visible in direct sunlight MB memory on board and supports high capacity SDHC cards. - Includes GeoTagger program to link photographs from any digital camera with a GPS track log. -Includes nationwide TopoUSA road and contour data DVDs. PN-20 GPS Unit: $249.00

5 MapInfo/Forestry Users Group Delorme – EarthMate PN-20 In Action: (actual PN-20 Screenshots…) Data Options: TopoUSA v7 USGS QuadsAerial PhotosHybrid Maps

6 MapInfo/Forestry Users Group Delorme – EarthMate PN-20 In Action: (actual PN-20 Screenshots…) Data Options: Export and integrate GIS Layers Using optional XMap program. NOAA Nautical Charts Integrate and use Raster and Vector data.

7 MapInfo/Forestry Users Group Delorme – EarthMate PN-20 In Action: (actual PN-20 Screenshots…) Field features: Measure distance and area. Average Waypoints. Navigate (direct or via road).

8 MapInfo/Forestry Users Group Delorme – EarthMate PN-20 In Action: (actual PN-20 Screenshots…) Field features: Collect tracks to integrate with GIS data. Collect points by distance or time. Store 10 tracks each w/ 10,000 points. Using A 10 point collection, store ~19 miles Per track. Query Objects On map. The screen above shows GIS extracted property lines and roads (name displayed) Waypoints of property corners collected for GIS.

9 MapInfo/Forestry Users Group Delorme – EarthMate PN-20 In Action: (actual PN-20 Screenshots…) Field features: The PN-20 provides excellent GPS reception under the timber canopy. The screenshots above were taken at the location of the photo at right. Tracking 7 satelites with a 21 foot Accuracy.

10 MapInfo/Forestry Users Group Delorme – EarthMate PN-20 In Action: Field features: GeoTagger program is included with GPS. Program provides for referencing any digital image with the GPS track log based on date/time stamp. Hot Link points to Images in GIS.

11 MapInfo/Forestry Users Group Delorme – EarthMate Hand Held GPS Units. EarthMate PN-40 GPS Features. Includes all features of the PN-20 plus: - 32 Channel STMicroelectronics GPS chipset for near-instantaneous acquisition and dual-core processor for rapid screen re-draws. - 3-axis electronic compass. - Sensitive barometric altimeter for accurate altitude readings MB memory on board. (8 GB modal available). Delorme EarthMate PN-40 Demo PN-40 GPS Unit: $399.00

12 MapInfo/Forestry Users Group Delorme – EarthMate Hand Held GPS Units. XMap Options: - XMap Pro ($199) provides use and import of registered imagery (.sid & GeoTiff files). - XMap Editor ($749) provides use and import of registered imagery AND GIS Vector data (ESRI, MapInfo, AutoCAD). - One XMap license may support multiple GPS Units. - New Map Library Subscription offers unlimited downloads of USGS quads, Aerial imagery, NOAA Charts, more, $29.95/yr.

13 MapInfo/Forestry Users Group Questions? Contact Info: Tony Cooley Data Directions (541) 345-4MAP


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