Getac introduces rugged GPS PDA computer with camera, altimeter, and e-compass

LAKE FOREST, Calif., 4 March 2009. Rugged computer maker Getac Inc. in Lake Forest, Calif., is introducing the Getac PS535F handheld family of rugged computers that are rugged GPS-enabled PDAs with a built-in 3 megapixel auto-focus camera, altimeter, and E-compass.

LAKE FOREST, Calif., 4 March 2009.Rugged computer maker Getac Inc. in Lake Forest, Calif., is introducing the Getac PS535F handheld family of rugged computers that are rugged PDAs with a GPS sensor, built-in 3 megapixel auto-focus camera, altimeter, and E-compass.

The PS535F handheld PDA is for GIS surveying applications across different sectors including military, aerospace, avionics, utilities, oil and gas, forest patrol, and surveying and mapping of geology and mineral resources. The built-in camera enables instant visual data capture in the field, and the 3.5-inch VGA touch screen display with sunlight readable technology enhances the viewing quality of graphic-intensive files and detailed maps, even in bright sunlight or snowy conditions.

In addition to its GPS system, the product's built-in altimeter and E-compass provide advanced navigation has such as fixed positioning of longitude, latitude and altitude, as well as the ability to provide directional relations between the targeted subject and the user's position. The PS535F also has wireless connectivity options, including integrated Bluetooth V2.0 and 802.11b/g WiFi. Users can connect the PS535F to a GIS server and instantly transmit or process data in the field using a Getac Bluetooth modem or mobile phone.

The Getac PS535F has Windows Mobile 6.1 software for quick access to email, the Internet, texting and other means of mobile communications. Weighing a mere 10.7 ounces, the device can operate at full capacity for up to 8-hours on a charged battery and is MIL-STD 810F compliant and IP54 certified to operate without failure under the most extreme weather conditions, environments and everyday abuse associated with its user base.

For more information contact Getac online at www.getac.com.

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